Avuá Cachaça, with Co-Founder Pete Nevenglosky

Avuá Cachaça, with Co-Founder Pete Nevenglosky

You’ll remember the day a brand wanders into the saturated spirits world and breathes fresh air into a category dominated by industrial brands, because it doesn’t happen often. Avuá Cachaça has won the hearts of bartenders and has turned people on to cane spirits since they launched. The cane based categories still have a long way to go before the masses are celebrating them. Products like these will keep the good fight moving forward in…

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The Man About Town, does Rum measure up in the Negroni?

The Man About Town, does Rum measure up in the Negroni?

The Negroni is the gateway drink into appreciating more complex flavors.  This lies partly in its foolproof construction. Follow a simple formula of three equal parts and you’ll be rewarded with a predictably delicious result. The Negroni is equal parts Gin, Sweet Vermouth and Campari. The Boulevardier is a common variation replacing gin with Bourbon, or Rye. While Negroni actually doesn’t find its way into print until two decades after the Boulevardier it has certainly won the game…

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“Holocene Epoch”

“Holocene Epoch”

Barrel Aged 3 months 5 parts Hudson Baby Whiskey 2 parts Loose Leaf Black Dragon Oolong Tea infused with fresh Madagascar vanilla bean, cinnamon & nutmeg (Cold pressed 6 hours, very concentrated) 2 parts Lucky Bastard Cherry Distillate 1/2 part Green Walnut Liqueur Ample Angostura Aromatic Bitters, to taste. Method: Combine ingredients in stirring vessel. Stir thoroughly, but do not dilute with ice, or water. Place mixture in resealable bottle. Insert one stave of nicely…

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