Sorgho Whiskey

October 2, 2017 0

James F.C. Hyde Original Sorgho Whiskey Spirit: Sorgho Whiskey; 86 Proof (43% Alcohol) Retail Price: $45 Whiskey can be made from any grain. Typically American whiskey uses corn […]

The First Cocktail

September 20, 2017 0

The First Cocktail The history of fermenting, distilling and drinking dates back further than history can even record.  We are talking the Egyptians and Pyramids […]

Jack Rose

September 13, 2017 0

Jack Rose This was a popular drink since before Prohibition.  It made its way into Ernest Hemingway’s 1926 classic novel named The Sun Also Rises. This […]

Kings County Distillery

March 23, 2017 0

Kings County Distillery Kings County, for those who don’t know, is Brooklyn. Kings County Distillery was the first legal distillery after Prohibition which was founded […]

Havana Club Rum(s)

January 5, 2017 0

Havana Club Rum(s)   Spirit: Rum; 40% Alcohol (80 Proof)  Retail Price: $20 Will the real Havana Club please stand up?  Many of you know […]

Repeal Day

December 6, 2016 0

Repeal Day – End of the 18th Amendment The 18th Amendment was the prohibition of the making, distilling, buying or selling of alcohol.  How could […]

Michter’s Whiskey

October 14, 2016 0

Michter’s Whiskey You can learn a lot over lunch with the president of Michter’s.  Joe is not one you would immediately tag as someone who […]

The Go-Around

July 16, 2016 0

The Go-Around of Importing Spirits Havana Club is one of my most favorite rums of all time. Since it is not legal here due to […]

Old Fashioned

July 9, 2016 0

The Old Fashioned Cocktail The name says it all.  Its simply a cocktail which was simply made in the old days.  It has undergone numerous […]

Wide Mouth Flasks

June 21, 2016 0

Wide Mouth Flask Even if you are a straight-forward type of drinker, a flask always comes in handy.  Whether its a local BYOB (bring your […]

PDT

May 14, 2016 0

PDT – Please Don’t Tell NYC One of the most celebrated craft cocktail bars is fashioned in the style of an old speakeasy. Like the […]

Dusty Bottles

May 1, 2016 0

Dusty Bottles Dusty Bottles, also known to spirit hunters and collectors as “dusties” are simply very old bottles of spirits that have been sitting on […]

Sidecar Cocktail

April 28, 2016 0

Sidecar Cocktail The Sidecar is a pre-prohibition cocktail which dates back to World War I and first appears in print in the 1920s.  Most likely […]

Gentlemen Bootleggers

April 24, 2016 0

Gentlemen Bootleggers The True Story of Templeton Rye, Prohibition, and a Small Town in Cahoots For anyone that has ever wondered why or how the […]

Vintage Spirits & Forgotten Cocktails

April 24, 2016 0

Vintage Spirits & Forgotten Cocktails Vintage Spirits & Forgotten Cocktails From the Alamagoozlum to the Zombie 100 Rediscovered Recipes and the Stories Behind Them by Ted Haigh […]

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