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Molecular mixology recipes are often just a new interpretation of a classic cocktail.This recipe for a Vessel 75 is a play on an old fashioned cocktail, using a maple syrup foam instead of a sugar cube or simple syrup. Since this recipe uses common ingredients and tools, it’s a great one to try at home for those curious about molecular mixology.
The maple syrup foam is light and thin, adding a subtle flavor and texture … Read more
In 2007 the U.S. Senate created National Bourbon Heritage Month. To be observed each September, the event celbrates Bourbon as America’s Native Spirit.
To Kick off the month, the folk at Wild Turkey Bourbon sent us their version of the classic Manhattan.
Wild Turkey Bourbon Manhattan
1 parts Wild Turkey 101
1 ½ parts sweet vermouth
1 dash bitters
Stir well with cracked ice and strain into a Manhattan or chilled martini glass. … Read more
Maker’s Mark is covering the Election Season with a decked-out bus traveling the country. On the bus is a group of “journalists” chronicling the party through a blog and video reports from “Maker’s Mark News.” See the first installment below.
Check out the site to see when the bus rolls into your town. Unfortunately, they aren’t rolling through SF.
Maker’s Mark News, Videos and Humor
Every four years the world gathers for the Olympic Games. In a few short days, the Games begin in Beijing, China. To celebrate the folks at Castle Brands created cocktails made with ingredients from the 4 corners if the world: Italian Limoncello, American Bourbon, Irish Whiskey and Bermudian Rum anchor this international cocktail relay. Have a favorite cocktail with and Olympic twist? We want to hear about it. Add your drink to the competition.… Read more
Reader B.C. sent us this smart shot. Tennessee Whiskey, Bourbon & Scotch all blended together in perfect harmony.
½ oz Jack Daniel’s
½ oz Jim Beam
½ oz Johnny Walker
Mix gently over ice in a mixing glass. Strain and serve straight up in a shot glass or on the rocks in a highball glass.
Happy Independence Day! To celebrate, we have an All American Bourbon cocktail that is perfect for your July 4th Barbecue. Patriot tea starts with a fresh brewed pitcher of iced tea, lemon and mint. American Honey, a 71-proof bourbon & honey-based liquor from Wild Turkey is then added to the tea giving it the sweetness of honey and, of course, Kentucky Bourbon.
Grab a tall glass, hit the lawn chair and get ready for some … Read more
Chivas Regal has recently recreated its original blend (also a 25-year-old) with Master Blender Colin Scott’s lifetime achievement, Chivas Regal 25 Year Old. Mr. Scott unveiled this luxury scotch whisky at the New York Public Library in a private tasting. We must have missed our invite?
At least the Chivas folks were nice enough to send a sample. So here it goes:
On the nose, Chivas Regal 25 Year Old, has hints of caramel and … Read more