A couple weeks ago, I tweeted an admission that I never thought would come from my account. I love canned cocktails. That tweet led to dozens of canned cocktail companies reaching out, and I was stunned by some of the people who were connected to … Continue readingThe Pandemic Has Me Drinking Canned Cocktails
Every holiday and get together is just around the corner, and you’ll want to entertain folks with a good punch. Bourbon Punch 3 cups of black tea 3 cups ice 3 ounces spiced rum 3 ounces Maker’s Mark 1 ounce Mathilde orange liqueur au Cognac … Continue readingBourbon Punch
Recipe provided by William Grant 2 parts Hudson NY Corn Whiskey 1 part Lillet Blanc 3 dashes orange bitters Stir ingredients 50 times with chunk ice to chill and dilute properly. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon peel.
Prior to attending Tales of the Cocktail last week, I received hundreds of pitches from publicists trying to set up meetings with their respective brands. One caught my eye. It was an apology from WhistlePig Rye Whiskey: “We have been informed by Tales of the … Continue readingExclusive: The ‘Unsanctioned’ Secret About Tales of the Cocktail
There’s the new car smell, new shoe smell and the new distillery smell—a lovely aroma of fresh wood, copper and sweet alcohol dripping off the shimmering still. At Copper & Kings Distillery, near a slaughterhouse in the Butchertown District of Louisville, I picked up a … Continue reading8 Fun Facts About the New Copper & Kings Distillery
\ 7. 75 & Older Crowd Loves TALES On more than one occasion, I saw 75-year-old and older consumers kicking back tequila shots and holding canes. Can you say awesome? 6. Psychiatrists Attend Tales I like asking random people questions. I supposed if I didn’t … Continue readingTales of the Cocktail: 7 Lessons Learned