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New Booze: Four new whiskies hit the market from The Glenfiddich, Orphan Barrel, Old Forrester, and Rogue Spirits. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Alcademics.com
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June 2012: A handful of some of the herbs, dried citrus, and other ingredients used to flavor Noilly Prat vermouth. Learn more about the trip here. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Alcademics.com
My guess is that it's plain old water and is caused by temperature changes. Here is some chatter: http://www.reddit.com/r/Scotch/comments/21bcwe/condensation_inside_neck_of_bottle/
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on How Long Does Sherry Last? at Alcademics.com
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These eight recently-released books cover cocktails, both new and historical, whiskey and where it comes from, brandy specifically and all spirits generally. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Alcademics.com
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Each year for Details.com I write a gift guide of spirits to consider for holiday gifting or just winter drinking. This year's list includes 11 spirits and 1 book, nearly all of which came out in the later half of the year. Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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June 2010: The harbor from Jura, Scotland. Read more here. Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2014 at Alcademics.com
David Wondrich on Twitter noted that the Sanctuaria book from a few years ago also included pictures of the regulars. http://sanctuaria.mybigcommerce.com/dive-bar/
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New cocktail books go beyond recipes into technique, philosophy, and now featuring their regular customers. Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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New mixers hit the market: A bitters gift set, seasonal shrubs, and color-changing tinctures. Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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Here are four new tequilas hitting the market this fall from brands Dobel and Suerte. Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2014 at Alcademics.com
Ooh, I had better go try one of those.
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Six new cognacs are hitting the market from existing brands Hine and Tesseron. Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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The flavored whiskey trend continues to grow. The first 9 flavored whiskeys are from Diageo brands, while the other three are white whiskeys and a sherry-finished bourbon. Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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On a trip with Bombaby Sapphire to Tuscany, we stayed at a beautiful hotel with this view. Since I had jetlag, I was up early to catch pictures of the rising sun over Florence. Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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Here is what arrived in the Alcademics offices for sampling over the past few weeks. Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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A look at several new flavored and unflavored vodkas that have come out this fall/winter. Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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I tested a method of making clear ice balls at home. It works just fine. Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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When bourbon barrels are dumped to out be filled into bottles, a lot of the char from the inside of the barrels comes loose. This picture was taken at Buffalo Trace. Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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I built a potato clock and used it as a cocktail garnish. Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at Alcademics.com
Yes indeed. And here is a cheap and easy way to do that with minimal equipment: http://www.alcademics.com/2014/09/make-perfectly-clear-ice-balls-using-insulated-mugs.html
Toggle Commented Oct 29, 2014 on Ice Balls Made Easy at Alcademics.com
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Some blended scotch, single-grain scotch, and a couple of single-malts are all coming out this month. Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Alcademics.com
I am nearly positive that they do not have any claim to the pepper itself.
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A book on cocktail science theory and practice that I highly recommend. Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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A list of the many annual potato festivals, mostly around the US. Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2014 at Alcademics.com
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June 2011: A field of potatoes ready to be harvested for Karlsson's Vodka in Sweden. Read about my visit here. Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2014 at Alcademics.com