Intricate works of art for impressive Suntory time!
Apr 18, 2014 1:00 pm
I'd bet anything Bob Harris would have gotten at least a little pumped if his glass of Suntory whisky had contained an ice pagoda. Or ice guitar, mermaid or any of the other bafflingly detailed sculptures the famous Japanese spiritmakers' new precision driller can chisel out of a solid cube. The video, after the jump.
Scotch cocktail takes you back to Prohibition times
Apr 17, 2014 4:00 pm
For many who would consider it blasphemy to put a good single malt whisky into a cocktail, there are several alternatives and new to the pack is Cutty Sark Prohibition Edition. Scotch and egg whites are not often seen in the same drink, but with this cocktail, the spirit’s assertive profile is taken down a few notches by adding lime, apricot liqueur and bitters. Read on.
What is a Randall, and why do beer lovers need one?
Apr 17, 2014 2:00 pm
Dogfish Head has become one of the most beloved names in the craft beer world over the last 20 years, known for their innovative IPAs and funky, historically themed Ancient Ales series. What you may not know is that Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione is also the inventor of the Randall, the most useful infusion tool since the French press. All about our favorite new toy, after the jump.
There's a wine-dispensing truck involved. We're in.
Apr 14, 2014 4:00 pm
Few things are better than a 10-day road spring road trip. A 10-day spring road trip in a wine-dispensing truck, though, just may take the cake. Wines of Germany is hosting its second annual Riesling & Co. Road Trip this May, in collaboration with Paul Grieco from NYC’s Hearth and Terroir and wine author and expert Stuart Pigott. Read on.
Drink this non-kosher beer before or after Passover
Apr 14, 2014 1:00 pm
The mensches at Shmaltz Brewing Company have crafted a perfect beer for the occasion at their new brewery in Clifton Park, NY. Rejewvenator, as this annual release from their He'Brew line is called, is a combination of Belgian Dubbel ale and Doppelbock lager (known affectionately as a dubbel doppel). It’s been brewed in past years with figs, dates and grapes. This year's edition is awesome. The secret ingredient, after the jump.
We’re pretty much all coffee obsessives around these parts. In fact, here are 10 stories that remind us that craft coffee is taking over the world. We also occasionally offer up our take on the most influential people in the coffee game with the Food Republic Coffee Power Rankings. With that in mind, we took great interest in this high-quality infographic that illustrates how coffee is consumed around the world. It's a bit of a rabbit hole, we warn you.
Good juicing takes more than tossing a bunch of produce in an extractor and hoping the resulting liquid is palatable. Take charge of your glass with Julie Morris' Superfood Juices. Her tried-and-true blends are as delicious as they are packed with vitamins and antioxidants. Start off with a sweet, tangy grapefruit fennel juice.
If you're someone who doesn't want to take on more than opening a bottle and pouring out your evening's tipple, then Charleston company Bittermilk will serve you well, adding new life to your everyday vodka, gin or bourbon on the rocks. A look at a revolutionary pre-batched modifier and how to use it in a Tom Collins, after the jump.