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A new blended bourbon was introduced to the market that embodies the spirit of music, creativity, and innovation. Three Chord Blended Bourbon was created by musician and producer of Grammy-winning hits, Neil Giraldo, and is crafted using a proprietary process that applies tonal vibrations to the aged bourbon blend. This... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2018 at New Booze
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A lot of bits and bites of information about bittering agents used in vermouths and aperitivo bitters from some people who know a lot about them. Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2018 at Alcademics
Are you sure that the cloudy substance is it going bad and not just something settling out of solution over time? Beyond that I don't really have any trick other than increase the sugar or adding alcohol.
Toggle Commented Jul 3, 2018 on Simple Syrup: It's Good to be Rich at Alcademics
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Laird & Company, America’s oldest family-owned, licensed distillery, today announces the return of Laird’s Bottled in Bond 100 Proof Straight Apple Brandy (Laird’s Bonded) after a four-year hiatus. Long a darling of the craft bartending community and discerning tipplers, Laird’s Bonded will again be available in bars, restaurants and retail... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2018 at New Booze
Many (most?) freezers have a squishy seal that can fit a cord and still say closed. I'm pretty sure mine would anyway.
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Check out the July issue of San Francisco Magazine for three East Bay drinking itineraries from me. Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2018 at Alcademics
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Ming River Sichuan Baijiu proudly announces its launch in the United States. Crafted by China's oldest continuously operating distillery, Ming River is produced using time-honored methods passed from master to apprentice for over 20 generations. With a passion to introduce an authentic baijiu for international spirit lovers, Ming River was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2018 at New Booze
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Fever-Tree unveils the launch of Aromatic Tonic for the U.S. market. Inspired by a historic recipe used by the British Royal Navy in the 19th century and using the highest quality angostura bark sourced from South America, Aromatic Tonic will add a splash of pink to Highballs this summer. Fever-Tree’s... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2018 at New Booze
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A few new ice ball projects to share with y'all. Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2018 at Alcademics
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Summer recipes sponsored by RumChata. Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2018 at Alcademics
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About backpacks in bars. Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2018 at Alcademics
Yep, a quick google reveals "A. Our filters have been independently tested by an EPA certified lab for the reduction of fluoride with an overall reduction percentage of 99%."
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Highland Park invites you to welcome warmer days with a dram of our newest expression, The Light. This limited-edition, 17-year-old single-malt Scotch whisky features warm, sweet tasting notes that evoke the best days of summer and honors the seasons on the Orkney Islands, where the interplay between light and darkness... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2018 at New Booze
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A brief report from the first Bar Convent Brooklyn. Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2018 at Alcademics
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In 2008, Alexandre Gabriel caused quite a sensation by producing wood-aged Citadelle Reserve. No one had seen an aged gin for nearly a century. In those olden days, when glass was too fragile and expensive and plastic and stainless steel were not options, gin was transported in wooden barrels and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2018 at New Booze
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Two places to find your pal Camper English in New York this Tuesday, June 12, 2017. Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2018 at Alcademics
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Corazón Tequila is announcing the 2018 release of its limited line of Expresiones del Corazón. Each year Corazón releases a unique lineup of barrel-aged tequila expressions. This year the lineup includes Buffalo Trace Distillery Old 22 Añejo, Sazerac Rye Añejo, and George T. Stagg Añejo, all of which were aged... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2018 at New Booze
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Woodford Reserve announces the release of Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Malt Whiskey, a blended malt whiskey based on historical recipes and influenced by Woodford Reserve Bourbon. The Malt is the newest expression to the Woodford Reserve portfolio, which includes the original Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Woodford Reserve Double Oaked, and Woodford... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2018 at New Booze
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As bartenders play with drink formats and serving vessels, and as meat juice becomes an increasingly acceptable thing to put into cocktails, a few drinks are starting to resemble soup around San Francisco. Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2018 at Alcademics
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I thought it was kind of fun that in the last couple of weeks two different honey-bourbon products have come out; one with honey-influenced bourbon and the other bourbon-influenced honey. Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2018 at Alcademics
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A drink-through of the menu at the very trendy Che Fico in San Francisco Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2018 at Alcademics
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15 new cocktails and drink books on everything from distilling to mead to drinks to accompany music and travel to favorite bars to rules for drinking. Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2018 at Alcademics
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For more than a century, both George Dickel Tennessee Whisky and McIlhenny Company's TABASCO Brand Pepper Sauce, have celebrated their Louisiana and Tennessee roots and legacy of craftsmanship. Now, with George Dickel TABASCO Brand Barrel Finish available in stores this May, these two iconic brands are coming together in one... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2018 at New Booze
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Spirits Investment Partnership (SIP), in partnership with Bob Dylan, announces the debut of Heaven’s Door, a collection of super-premium craft American Whiskeys. Bob Dylan’s first and only brand partnership, Heaven’s Door will be an ever-evolving portfolio of handcrafted whiskeys in collaboration with different master distillers and blenders from across the... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2018 at New Booze
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Bimini Gin is now widely available throughout California via Craft Spirits Cooperative, a leading San Francisco based distribution and brand building company, which has added Bimini to their portfolio of award-winning spirits. Bimini is an award-winning, handcrafted gin, which draws its inspiration from coastal summers and winter daydreams of warm... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2018 at New Booze