The Milk Maid Cocktail from The Whistler in Chicago

   Instead of your usual tequila drink, I’m looking at you margarita, try this unique cocktail from The Whistler. Cucumber and coconut combine into something magical in this creamy, bright, and refreshing drink.  The Milk Maid 2 oz Blanco Tequila 3/4 oz Coco Lopez 3/4 oz Lime Juice 1/4 Simple Syrup 2 Slices of Fresh… Continue reading The Milk Maid Cocktail from The Whistler in Chicago

Brockmans Gin Review

Brockmans gin is the product of four men named Kevan, David, Bob and Neil who wanted to create a gin that would change the perception of modern gin. Created in England, it is made using 10 botanicals including Bulgarian coriander, blueberries and blackberries as well as Valencia orange peels, in addition to your usual cast… Continue reading Brockmans Gin Review

Tequila Sunrise

The tequila sunrise is one of the most popular drinks today but also one of the worse. Essentially its cheap alcoholic orange juice complemented by colored sugar water. Not exactly my cup of tea. When I was working on my column for Serious Eats this was one of the drinks that I had wanted to… Continue reading Tequila Sunrise

Interview with Phil Ward of Mayahuel

Mayahuel is completely dedicated to Tequila and Mezcal. While I never had the bad memories associated with it like most, I just never developed a taste for it. It was a spirit that did nothing for me. Mayahuel single-handedly changed my entire perception of Tequila. So today we chat with Phil Ward, Co-Owner and Beverage… Continue reading Interview with Phil Ward of Mayahuel