Classic Cocktails Every Bartender Should Know: Aviation

In the early 1900’s a new cocktail burst on the scene known as the Aviation. It was invented by Hotel Wallick bartender Hugo Ensslin in New York City. The inspiration behind the drink is unknown, but one would think the fast talking, high flying (metaphorically speaking) socialite gentlemen of the New York scene in the Read the full article…

The Tasting Room: Ginbrew (@ginbrew)

In an era of craft cocktails and a pre-prohibition style of mixology, Ginbrew gives you the tools and necessities to make one of the world’s oldest concoctions known to man… gin. Well, to be a little more specific… compound gin. You see, Ginbrew gives you the herbs, the mason jar and the instructions. You just Read the full article…

Classic Cocktails Every Bartender Should Know: Negroni

The Negroni is an Italian classic. Invented in 1919 in Florence Italy by Count Camillo Negroni, the gin based apéritif has long since been many bartender’s favorite drink to make. The story goes that Count Negroni asked his favorite bartender, a gentleman named Fosco Scarselli, to make his favorite drink the Americano a little stronger. Read the full article…

The Tasting Room: Corzo Tequila (@OfficialCorzo)

Hailing from highlands of Jalisco, Mexico and named after the high battleground town of Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas. Corzo has a tropical flavor to it that is a combination of the distilling process and the earth that it comes from in the highlands of Mexico. The tequila is made with only 100% Blue Weber Agave. Corzo Read the full article…

Classic Cocktails Every Bartender Should Know: Sazerac

The Sazerac is New Orleans oldest and most famous cocktail. The tale goes that around 1838 in New Orleans, Louisiana a local pharmacy owner named Antoine Peychaud started putting together a special cocktail with brandy, absinthe and his own special creation of bitters and serving it late night to his friends at the French Quarter Read the full article…

The Tasting Room: Rémy Martin V (@RemyV)

Rémy Martin V is the newest product from the House of Rémy Martin. Labeled as not a cognac, this clear spirit is amazingly smooth. Made exclusively with the finest French grapes and slowly distilled in traditional copper pot stills, bringing out it’s robust flavor and taste. Rémy Martin V is then ice-cold filtered for exceptional smoothness. V Read the full article…