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About Dos Ron Award-winning Dos Ron; rich, balanced, and flavorful. Enjoy some of the most luxurious rums on the planet. Made with only the finest ingredients. Aged in special oak casks to ultimate perfection. Dos Ron is a celebration of tradition, history and success. Enjoy Dos Ron’s golden hues, rich... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at New Booze
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Trois Rivières, a pioneering, centuries-old rhum agricole from the Caribbean isle of Martinique, is now available in the United States. The award-winning rhum is being launched and rolled out nationally in the US by BCI, the Houston-based importer and creative brand builder of specialty wine and spirits. Awarded the coveted... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at New Booze
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While Irish whiskey has become the darling of the spirits world, it wasn’t always that way. At the turn of the 21st century there were only 2 distilleries in Ireland – a far cry from the 100-plus distilleries in existence 200 years ago. Amongst the new generation of distilleries is... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at New Booze
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Booker's Bourbon, one of the few super-premium bourbons available uncut and unfiltered, is proud to announce its final and most special release of the year – Booker's 30th Anniversary Bourbon – celebrating the legacy of late Beam Master Distiller Booker Noe and the founding of his namesake brand three decades... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at New Booze
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In close partnership with Casa San Matias and a group of mezcaleros in Oaxaca, Sazerac is launching a new family of mezcals called Los Vecinos del Campo. These hand-crafted spirits are produced by 10 families in the Valles Centrales of Oaxaca who have been utilizing traditional methods to create rich... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at New Booze
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The four main styles of baijiu have origins in different parts of China. Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2018 at Alcademics
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Imbibe Magazine features a story on flamed cocktail safety from Portland Hunt + Alpine Club in Maine. Read it here. Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2018 at Cocktail Safe
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Have you ever wondered how barrels made from trees that grew in different countries, climates, and soil would affect the flavors of the whiskey? Buffalo Trace Distillery began wondering this about 15 years ago and took it to a completely new level, resulting in a re-imagined whiskey brand called Old... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2018 at New Booze
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Hendrick’s Gin is pleased to expand its taste continuum with a limited-edition US arrival known as Orbium. Orbium is distilled in exceedingly small batches and has a limited window of existence. A reinterpretation of the rounded house style of the original Hendrick’s Gin, Orbium is instilled with additional extracts of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2018 at New Booze
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Americans and other non-Chinese drinkers tend to view baijiu as a completely foreign spirit, indescribable in relation to other spirits except to say that it's strong and stinky. Well I'm here to tell you that though it is quite different, but there are plenty of parallels to other spirits. Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at Alcademics
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Basil Hayden's Bourbon, one of the fastest growing super-premium bourbons on the market, is thrilled to announce the release of a special, extra-aged seasonal offering, Basil Hayden's 10 Year Old Bourbon. Debuting on shelves in December 2018, Basil Hayden's 10 Year Old Bourbon will return in limited quantities for bourbon... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at New Booze
At home I try to just not allow the cooler to freeze all the way; that's the easiest but not always practical. Just brainstorming here, but if you put the water in a plastic bag and then beneath it put a sponge on the bottom of the cooler (outside the bag), the sponge could possibly take additional expansion of freezing. [I know there are problems with the wrinkles of the bag getting stuck into the ice block; in an ideal situation one could find a square bag that perfectly fits the cooler.] Similarly, if you can think of a balloon-like object like a raquetball (but something that sinks not floats) that sits on the bottom of the cooler that is food-safe and compresses under pressure; it doesn't matter if it covers the whole bottom I don't think. Hmm, this is an interesting question; I bet we can think of something...
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Tippy Cow Rum Creams is expanding its line of nostalgic flavors with a special seasonal bottling of the holiday classic, Peppermint Bark. Tippy Cow has expertly bottled the taste of the favorite holiday treat, perfectly blending the flavors of white chocolate, dark chocolate and crushed candy cane with the finest... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2018 at New Booze
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Cafe Agave www.cafeagave.com – a buzzy treat made with super-premium ingredients, including 100% Arabica Columbian Cold Brew Coffee, real dairy cream, all-natural fermented agave, and agave nectar; used more traditionally to make tequila, and other natural sugars and flavors. It’s a first of its kind hard coffee cocktail with 12.5%... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2018 at New Booze
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That’s Amaro! Bully Boy Distillers today announces the release of the Bully Boy Amaro, an exotic take on the classic Italian spirit that draws inspiration from the booming American craft beer scene. With an alluring blend of global flavors and a strong grapefruit base, Bully Boy Amaro emphasizes the spirit’s... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2018 at New Booze
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Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. is pleased to announce the release of their 3-year-old Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey. Available on the market in early 2019 and ranked fourth in Fred Minnick’s Best American Whiskey Rankings for 2018, the 3-year-old continues the Taylor family legacy of craftsmanship. This release follows the successful... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2018 at New Booze
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The year was 1993, and while “The X Files” debuted on national television and “Jurassic Park” broke box office records, Buffalo Trace Distillery quietly distilled and then laid away some of its bourbon to slumber, undisturbed, for 25 years, to be exact. Now that bourbon has been bottled, and the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2018 at New Booze
Hi - For the best square cuts: 1. Make sure the ice has tempered; that reduces shattering 2. Cut the block in half over and over, rather than trying to cut off from the side. 3. Cut from a slab instead of a block - what I do when I want cube-shaped cubes is to only let the cooler freezer 2-3 inches so I have a slab to work with rather than a square block. It's so much easier to cut neatly.
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A few hints if your clear ice isn't coming out so clear. Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2018 at Alcademics
The only way I know of is to keep it from melting/refreezing - are you transporting it home from Sonic in a cooler? Maybe that could help a little. For large cubes, some of the people who cut them with chainsaws spray some vodka from a spray bottle on them to prevent them from sticking together when they stack them back in the freezer, but doesn't sound like a good solution for crushed ice.
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Canadian Club is releasing a new series of premium expressions: CC Chronicles. Paying homage to the rich history of Canadian Club - one of the world’s most iconic whisky brands - Canadian Club 41 Year Old will mark the first release in the series, known as The CC Chronicles Issue... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2018 at New Booze
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How to store ice without it sublimating or taking on smells. Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2018 at Alcademics
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Half RumChata, half pumpkin beer, in its own split shot glass. Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2018 at Alcademics