La Quintinye is made with a wide variety of plants and spices. Depending on the variety it ranges from 18 in the blanc to 28 in the rouge. Each offering blends a selection of wines, including white wine and Pineau des Charentes, a fortified wine, blended of slightly fermented grape juice and Cognac). La… Continue reading La Quintinye Vermouth Royal – Full Lineup Review
Negroni Week launched in 2013, presented by Imbibe Magazine and Campari, as a celebration of one of the worlds greatest cocktails and an effort to raise money for charities around the world. Over the last two years it has grown from 100 participating bars to over 1,300 and has raised over $120,000 for various… Continue reading Negroni Week Is Here Try the Coffee Negroni & Negroni Slushy
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
Kalimotxo started life in the Basque country. It couldn’t be easier to make or drink and serves as a refreshing afternoon drink. I like adding a little bit of fresh lemon juice to mine to brighten up the flavors. While the drink may sound strange but it has become popular in Germany, Chile, Argentina, and… Continue reading Kalimotxo: Red Wine and Cola?
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
Nothing satisfies the soul like spending a warm evening in the yard with great friends, food, and drinks. I knew that that I wanted something that was light and refreshing and for that I turned to a summer staple, lemonade. Regular lemonade would not cut it and as I stood outside pondering what to make,… Continue reading Sparkling Blueberry Mint Lemonade
The Nolet family has been distilling for over three centuries. The company was founded in 1691 by Jan Lucasse Nolet and has been in business ever since. Currently it is the oldest distillery in Holland and is most known in America for introducing Ketal One to the American market. Nolet’s gin is a modern take… Continue reading Nolet Gin Review and the Govind’s Garden Cocktail