Review: Fever-Tree Ginger Ale

Well known for its line of artisan mixers, Fever-Tree is definitely a brand to watch out for if you’re looking to elevate your simplest of cocktails (gin and tonic, scotch and soda, or whatnot) to something more impressive. After all, a tall gin & tonic is probably 70% tonic, depending on your glass, so the…

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Review: Canadian Club 30 Years Old

Celebrating 150 years of whiskymaking, Canadian Club recently put out a very limited edition 30-year-old bottling. With just 3000 bottles produced (there’s no mention of it on the Canadian Club website), finding it might be tough. But if you track it down, here’s what you should expect the experience to be like. Bright amber in…

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Review: Evan Williams Single Barrel Bourbon 1999 Vintage

While Evan Williams may be best known for it’s $9.49 black label bourbon, the fact is the company makes a wide range of whiskeys spanning a range of price levels. While not its most expensive concoction, this vintage-dated, single-barrel bourbon is near the top for the company, though at just $30 a bottle (sometimes less),…

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Review: Right Gin

Who knew they made gin in Sweden? Right Gin may in fact be the only gin from Sweden, but remember that gin is really just flavored vodka, which Sweden certainly knows from Adam. The flavor choices here are largely traditional — juniper, coriander, cardamom, and a variety of citrus botanicals (including lemon as well as…

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Taste the Rainbow, Then Pass Out Drunk

How to make Skittles infused vodka. I love it! Now I wonder… what other candies would make a good vodka? Related Stories: Cocktail Recipes: Get Drunk for Inauguration Day! Recipe: Pass the Turkey Recipes: A Taste of New Orleans for Mardi Gras 2017 Is It Worse to Drive Drunk or on the Cell Phone?

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Review: Firefly Sweet Tea Flavored Vodka

Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka is one of those drinks that can get you into a lot of trouble. No, not like this stuff. Like good whiskey, Firefly goes down absurdly easy, enticing you into drinking more and more and more and zzzzzzzzzzzzzz….. well, then you’re gone. I was a skeptic: Vodka flavored with tea? Sounds…

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Who’s Drinking “The Sully”?

From an airline site: Mark sends me his friend Sassy’s recipe for a new drink, The Sully, honoring Capt. Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger, the intrepid US Airways pilot: Two shots Grey Goose One splash water Cute! Needs a garnish, though… not sure what. Related Stories: TapInfluence Interviews Editor in Chief Christopher Null Review: 21st Amendment…

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Review: Americana Vodka

Obama’s in the White House. Hope, change, and all those other buzzwords are on the tip of everyone’s tongue. The economy’s in the toilet, but hey, we’ll take the foregoing as excuse enough for a new “luxury vodka,” and one with a distinctly domestic focus. With the possible exception of the military-focused Brave Spirits, Americana…

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