Stoupakis Chios Homeric Mastiha Liqueur
Mastic trees flourish on the Greek island of Chios. In fact, it's one of the only places in the world where these trees are found, despite repeated attempts at growing them elsewhere. Natives of Chios have long used the trees' aromatic sap (called...
Mouth's Independent Spirits and Wine Shop
Independent food continues to be on the rise. Small-batch producers of everything from pickles to popcorn are are finding a wide audience across the world; and in doing so, turning the corporate food industrial complex on its head. At the forefront...
Foolproof Sangria Recipe with Lillet Rouge
No matter which bar or restaurant you find yourself at around the world, chances are you could spy a bottle of Lillet on the bar shelves. Such has been the case since the brand's inception in 1872. Lillet is a traditional French aperitif from Bordeaux...
Becherovka Herbal Liqueur
There's nothing new about Becherovka—and that's its great value. Since way back in 1807, the recipe has remained steadfast and true, continuing to define many late nights for locals and tourists alike in the Czech Republic and beyond. Becherovka...
The King's Ginger Liqueur
While the sunshine's likely to melt the NYC snow pretty soon, having a bottle of old-school winter warmer The King's Ginger Liqueur at hand wherever there's a big freeze should make things a bit more bearable. It was commissioned by Berry...
Chocolate Vodka Shots
These clever little chocolates are filled with a vodka infused ganache center. They've been out in the U.K. for about a year, but are pretty new stateside. The tube comes with 4 packs of "shots," each pack contains individually wrapped...
Pyrat XO Reserve and Cask 23 Rums
Discovered on a recent trip to Anguilla (though available everywhere) these blended rums make for some fine sipping. Unlike the sweet garden variety rums (or worse, the new fad of flavored rums) that you add to Coke or other mixers, these rums are...
Appellation Wine & Spirits
You have to get a little excited knowing that the organic food marketplace is getting big enough and consumers informed enough that a store like Appellation Wine & Spirits can have a successful business. This wine and spirits shop is unremarkable...
Alcoholica Esoterica
Ian Lendler's new book Alcoholica Esoterica: A Collection of Useful and Useless Information As It Relates to the History and Consumption of All Manner of Booze is a new book in the "did you know?" category of miscellaneous and random...