Spiced Hot Toddy

Honey + Whiskey + Spices = A spiced hot toddy to sooth your senses in fall and winter Now that fall is in full swing in the Northeast–and winter is approaching–warm, comforting drinks are in order. Which is why I am suggesting you try this spiced hot toddy recipe made with The Famous Grouse Whiskey from

Irish Poitin Recipe: Frozen Lemonade

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Have you ever tried Irish Poitin? Poitin, pronounced put-cheen, is a modern-day moonshine that you can mix and swirl with other ingredients for a refreshing, yet oh-so-potent, cocktail. Moonshine, said to predate whiskey, was originally made in a small pot, probably in someone’s kitchen (illegally) and the Gaelic word for pot is poitin, hence the

Abbotsford Road Coffee Specialists

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New York City has become a mecca for coffee lovers. From my apartment in Carroll Gardens in Brooklyn I can walk to at least 10 spots to get a good cup—and that’s just in one neighborhood. Yet, I’m always excited when a new place opens up. As soon as I heard about Abbotsford Road Coffee

3 Olympic Themed Cocktails from The Bitter Truth

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3 Olympic Themed Cocktails The Winter Olympics have just started. Get all cozy at home and watch alpine skiing, figure skating, or bobsledding—while enjoying one of these three Olympic themed cocktails created by Alexander Hauck and Stephan Berg of The Bitter Truth, which makes aromatic bitters, liqueurs and spirits. What I love about The Bitter

5 Patrón Cocktails to Try

I recently received a bottle of Patrón Silver Tequila and started experimenting, as I often do, not wanting to go the usual classic margarita route, because you can find those anywhere. I like creating drinks with added flavors and flair. Which is not to say that a lovely margarita on the rocks with salt is

2015 Catalina Sounds Pinot Noir

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I found an excellent end-of-summer red wine for you: 2015 Catalina Sounds Pinot Noir. Take a few bottles to the beach for a last hurrah or to a dinner party with friends—or simply enjoy at home over a simple summer meal. Which is not to say you can’t enjoy this red wine during other seasons

Just Peachy—3 Peach Cocktails to Enjoy this Summer

Peach Cobbler Cocktail

Did you know that August is National Peach Month? Who knew, right? Consider it another excuse to enjoy some more peaches before fall sets in. Aside from peach pie, peach cobbler and other peach-y desserts, you may want to try a refreshing peach cocktail. The Bitter Truth, which makes—you guessed it—bitters, has created Peach Bitters,

Crowded House Sauvignon Blanc 2016

If you’re looking for an accessible wine to drink with salads and seafood, try this Crowded House Sauvignon Blanc from Malborough Wines. The grapes were harvested in the summer of 2016 during a warm dry summer in New Zealand. This Sauvignon Blanc is bright and fresh, light and aromatic, and has notes of white currant

Try this Unique Bloody Mary

The Bloody Mary at Burke & Wills Australian Bistro

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