Honeybee’s NYC – First Look

Cienfuegos opened almost 10 years ago at 95 Avenue A. After nearly a decade of slinging rum and Latin American food, it was closed by Ravi DeRossi to undergo a revamp. Speaking to East Village publication EV Grieve, Ravi said: “I was either going to update the decor, menu, etc., or completely change the concept.… Continue reading Honeybee’s NYC – First Look

Scottish Breakfast by Erick Castro

This play on a Brandy Milk Punch was created by Erick Castro. He is known for his simple sounding but amazing tasting drinks. I must admit I was concerned that the 1/2oz of maple syrup would make the drink too sweet. However, something magical happens when these ingredients are combined and it ends up being… Continue reading Scottish Breakfast by Erick Castro

Giffard Banane du Brésil Review

I still remember the first time I came across Giffard Banane du Bresil. I had it in the Bananarac which is a great rift on the classic Sazerac offered at Nitecap. After sampling a bit of it on its own I was immediately hooked. Ever since, I had been on the search for this nectar… Continue reading Giffard Banane du Brésil Review

Old Pulteney Navigator Single Malt Scotch Whisky Review

The Navigator is an ageless special edition whisky that was was designed to celebrate Old Pulteney’s maritime heritage. The Navigator is made using ex-bourbon and ex-sherry casks which are then selected by the master distiller. On the nose: It opens up with a fresh aroma of crisp and succulent green apple. This is complemented by… Continue reading Old Pulteney Navigator Single Malt Scotch Whisky Review

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