Cocktail Recipes

Lyon Overproof White Rum This week we're celebrating the fresh, clean-slate revival of American rums by tasting and mixing with some rums given to us by Lyon Distilling, a craft rum maker in Saint Michaels on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Today, we'll taste their overproof silver, and then mix it...

Lyon White and Dark Rums This week we're celebrating the fresh, clean-slate revival of American rums by tasting and mixing with some rums given to us by Lyon Distilling, a craft rum maker in Saint Michaels on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Today, we'll taste their silver and dark rum,...

Mancino Bianco Vermouth Our new friends at Fasel Shenstone recently sent us several bottles of their artisanal fortified wines, and we took that as the perfect opportunity to place an addendum on our earliest set of posts, a vermouth tournament. Today we have an epic battle of two...

Yzaguirre Reserva Vermouth As we mentioned earlier this week, our new friends at Fasel Shenstone sent us some Spanish vermouths and a couple of other bottles recently. We've been using these newly discovered vermouths as an opportunity to add a bit of an addendum to our...

Reviewing our Vermouth Taste-off As we mentioned yesterday, fortified wine importer Fasel Shenstone was kind enough recently to send us a sampling of their products. Since trying out new fortified ones is one of our favorite things to do, this made us very happy. One of the...

Quaker Strength Whiskey We mentioned last week that Wigle Whiskey is releasing a series of whiskeys exploring the theme, 'Whiskey is beer, distilled,' by building whiskey off of popular beer styles. Last week, we tasted a Belgian-style triple whiskey; this week, we have an oatmeal stout whiskey....

Where You Should Be Drinking: Boston's Porto We've told you probably endlessly how we lived in Boston for many years. We've been in the District for long enough that we should probably stop mentioning Boston, right? Well it still holds such a fond place in our...