Articles Tagged: New York

Hudson New York Corn Whiskey Review

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Hudson New York Corn Whiskey was one of the first whiskeys made in New York State following prohibition.

From the distiller, “We double distill the corn mash pure and simple. No other flavors or sugar added. It’s then bottled at 46% without charcoal or chill filtering, giving the crystal clear whiskey a silky smooth, creamy and clean drinking experience. It’s also distinctly corny – just like your wise-cracking uncle. Cut the wax and pour.” 

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2013 Manhattan Cocktail Classic Tickets On Sale Now!

Tickets for the 2013 Manhattan Cocktail Classic go on sale today!

Once again The MCC promises to be one hell of a party!

“The fourth edition of the Classic is shaping up to be our best ever.  We’re upping the ante on our flagship Gala event, once again, with even wilder twists and turns – and our stellar line-up of crowd-sourced events provides countless opportunities for rollicking good times throughout the city,” said Lesley Townsend … Read more

Manhattan Cocktail Classic Recap

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A few weeks back, we found ourselves attending another booze soaked bachanalia – the Manhattan Cocktail Classic. Don’t be misled by the name – this party covers multiple boroughs, leaving the city awash in booze. And, I will have to warn you that the cocktails served at the Manhattan Cocktail Classic aren’t your average, run of the mill drinks. These cocktails are consistently among the best we have ever tasted!  No easy task given the … Read more

The NFL Cocktail Playoffs: Championship Sunday

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The eyes of the world will all be on the two-storied fields this Championship Sunday. The big question is: where will you be to enjoy it? If you can’t make it to the game, I’m here to showcase the best places for you to watch, celebrate and most importantly pound the best local brews your bartender can pour! 

    Kezar Pub, San Francisco, California – This Haight-Ashbury watering hole has a rich pub atmosphere where fans

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Marga-Regis!

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Let us raise a glass to Regis Philbin, as he signs off from over 28 years on-air.  First with Kathy Lee and now with Kelly, Reeg has been there  Always with a smile and a great sense of humor.  If you’re in New York to toast Regis on his final day, stop by The Atlantic Grill to sip on this sparkling kiwi cocktail, from Sauza.  For the rest of us, this is a quick easy … Read more

Absolut Wild Tea Review

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I’m way past being fashionably late but I hear it’s better late than never. And I can’t NOT brag about the fabulous 14th Annual Beautiful People Party hosted by Absolut Wild Tea and Paper Magazine I was so lucky to score an invite to. I mean who could pass on a party performed Duran Duran and let me know they were “Hungry Like a Wolf” and that I was living in an “Ordinary World”?

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Absolut Brooklyn Vodka Release Party

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Spike Lee Did The Right Thing!

Couldn’t help myself, it was way to easy to start of this post with a compliment referring to one of Spike’s best movies. Representin’ Drink of the Week I was able to attend Spike Lee’s Limited Edition Absolut Brooklyn Vodka release party and let me start off by saying, as a newcomer to New York, this event was spectacular. Located in Dumbo Brooklyn, Spike couldn’t have chosen a better … Read more

Brooklyn Cocktail

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Hot Kahlúa Cocktails at Celsius, NYC Pop-Up Bar

Celsius Cocktails, a pop-up cocktail bar in Bryant Park in New York City is offering warm winter drinks made with Kahlúa s rich blend of vanilla and 100% arabica coffee beans. If you’re in Manhattan this season, stop by, I hear the cocktails are reasonable ($8–$12) but if not, the recipes below will help keep you warm. Courtesy of Kahlúa.

Snowcap

Ingredients:
1 part Kahlúa Mocha
1 part Absolut Vanilla
Hot chocolate

Instructions:
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Manhattan Cocktail Classic Wrap Up

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We had the pleasure to attended the recent Manhattan Cocktail Classic, held at the Astor Center. The day we spent was amazing, arriving around noon, I was immediately greeted be an amazing bar full of fresh ingredients and rare spirits.

I chatted for a bit and then headed into a session titled “Choosing the Right Glassware” lead by none other than Dale de Groff. If you don’t already know, Dale is a bartending legend and … Read more

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