The Volstead Act Company 1947 and 1933 Bitters Review

The Volstead Act Company is a brand new company formed in July 2013. They are a family owned and ran business. Currently they produce a limited range of 2 different varieties of bitters and 2 different syrups. In this review we will cover the 2 bitters that they currently offer: 1947 bitters (aromatic) and the… Continue reading The Volstead Act Company 1947 and 1933 Bitters Review

Interview with Jamie Boudreau of Canon, Seattle

In this weeks interview, we chat with Jamie Boudreau of Canon in Seattle. Throughout the years he has won countless awards including the Cheers Rising Star award in 2010. He has become one of the most influential members of the bartending community first on his blog spiritsandcocktails and now as the host of Raising the… Continue reading Interview with Jamie Boudreau of Canon, Seattle

Oogave Soda Line Review

Oogave is a relatively new line of organic sodas. Besides the classics like Cola, Root Beer, and ginger ale, they bring some new and interesting flavors that could revolutionize the soda game. The question remains: is it all hype wrapped up in a pretty package or did Oogave truly have something unique to offer? The… Continue reading Oogave Soda Line Review

PaQui Silver Tequila Review

Pacqui is produced in small batches in the town of Tequila in Mexico. In the Aztec tongue paQui means “to be happy” and indeed drinking this small batch tequila is a pleasant experience. On the nose the sweet and sugary agave aromas waft up to your nose. This is quickly followed by fruity aromas with… Continue reading PaQui Silver Tequila Review

Jamie Boudreau’s Cherry Fizz

This cocktail was created by Jamie Boudreau, of Canon in Seattle, who’s work I really admire. For more great cocktails check out his show, Raising the Bar on the Small Screen Network. The following recipe is an adaptation of the original which can be found here on the Imbibe Magazine website. The only difference being… Continue reading Jamie Boudreau’s Cherry Fizz

Caorunn Scottish Gin Review

Caorunn is distilled at the Balmenach Distillery which dates back to 1824. It was one of the first distilleries in Scotland to be licensed to product Scotch. Simon Buley oversees every step of the distillation process. Caorunn’s recipe includes six traditional gin botanicals: juniper, coriander, lemon peel, orange peel, angelica root, and cassia bark. In… Continue reading Caorunn Scottish Gin Review

Edinburgh Gin Review

When thinking of gin many people’s minds immediately leap to London Dry. And while this will continue to be the case for some time, Edinburgh gin is continuing the long and storied history of Scottish gin. In fact in the 1700’s Edinburgh was an epicenter of distillation. Edinburgh Gin was launched by the Spencerfield Spirit… Continue reading Edinburgh Gin Review