Articles Tagged: Whiskey

American Sweetheart

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Bourbon Sidecar

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Cork Comfort

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Mr. Manhattan

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Boilermaker

This one will get you to the the endzone!… Read more

Mother’s Little Helper

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Cherries Jubilee Champagne Cocktail

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It’s time to celebrate with a champagne cocktail! What are you celebrating? That’s up to you. But here’s the drink to do it with. It is like a Manhattan meets a champagne cocktail. If that sounds good to you, get those cherries ready.… Read more

How to Read a Bourbon Label

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From the recent Nightclub and Bar Show in Vegas, Jim Beam’s Bobby G. teaches us how to read a bourbon label and the finer points of what makes a whiskey Bourbon:

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The Pickle Back

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A trend that seems practically made for St. Patrick’s Day is the Pickle Back — a shot of Irish whiskey followed with a shot of pickle juice. It may sound strange, but it’s a phenomenon that’s hitting New York hot spots like the Breslin and the Randolph and making national news and getting attention.

And you know what? It actually is pretty amazing! I tried it with some Jameson and Krugerman Frischgurkens and the flavors … Read more

Blood and Sand

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This prohibition era cocktail was named after the 1922 film Blood and Sand, the story of a young boy who becomes a famous bull fighter staring Rudolph Valentino.

It seems like an odd mixture, but it works. What you get is a well balanced drink with a hint of fruitiness and some kick.

Top bartender Dale DeGroff tells the the story of how he thought it would be “godawful” until he tried it. So good, … Read more