Tales of the Cocktail Foundation announced that its signature conference will return this fall in a free, digital version. In its 19th year, Tales of the Cocktail will be Sept. 20-23 and will feature content for cocktail professionals and enthusiasts across the globe, with supplemental … Continue readingTales of the Cocktail to Return Sept. 20-23, Remain Primarily Virtual
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