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The World’s Largest Bourbon Collection

May 14th, 2020|Categories: Cocktails, Cuisines, Featured, Regions, Southeast, Trends & Trails|Tags: , |

The World’s Largest Bourbon Collection Explore the impressive collection at Prohibition Bourbon Bar in Northern Kentucky. Story by Chris Chamberlain Photos courtesy Kim and Peter Newberry If you haven’t heard the news yet, Northern Kentucky is home to some of the greatest bourbon bars in

Spirits Coast to Coast

April 9th, 2020|Categories: Cocktail Recipes, Cocktails, Cuisines, Featured, North, Northeast, Producers & Purveyors, Recipes, Regions, Southwest, Trends & Trails, West|Tags: |

Spirits Coast to Coast Distilleries from New York to Montana help each other's businesses thrive. By Katie DeTar Lalley Butte, Montana may seem a world apart from Rochester, New York. But when it comes to unique craft beverages, these cities—and others like them—collaborate with creativity.

Pearl Divers, Mai Tais and Puka Puka

August 14th, 2018|Categories: Cocktail Recipes, Cocktails, Cuisines, Featured, Recipes, Regions, South|Tags: , |

Named one of the “25 Most Influential Cocktail Personalities of the Past Century,” Jeff “Beachbum” Berry has written six books on vintage tiki drinks and cuisine, co-created the app Total Tiki for iPad and iPhone, is the owner of tiki bar Latitude 29 in New Orleans, and sells a line of tiki barware with Cocktail Kingdom. If that's not enough, his cocktail recipes have been printed in publications around the world, and it's safe to say he's an expert on rum.

Cocktails in Chicago, Illinois

July 10th, 2018|Categories: Cocktails, Cuisines, Midwest, Regions, Trends & Trails|Tags: , |

Whether you prefer your cocktails be shaken, stirred, muddled, served on the rocks, neat or straight up, the Windy City has you covered. Throughout my recent trip to Chicago, Illinois, I was consistently impressed at cocktail hour. Much of that is due to the talents of bartenders—though calling them “bartenders” is a bit like referring to Michelangelo as a doodler. They are true artists with spirits and fruits (their paints) and glasses (their canvases).

Cocktails in Paradise

June 29th, 2018|Categories: Cocktail Recipes, Cocktails, Cuisines, Recipes, Regions, Southeast|Tags: , |

Songwriter Jimmy Buffett coined the term “boat drinks” in his 1979 song by the same name. Otherwise known as cocktails garnished with umbrellas, and often containing rum and fruit juice, boat drinks are a summer staple—especially in the Gulf South. You'd be hard-pressed to find a restaurant or bar in neighboring Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama, that doesn't serve some type of rum-flavored drink. These warm Gulf waters and white sand beaches are the perfect backdrop for sipping a summer concoction.

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