Setting Copper & Kings American Brandy Cocktails to Music

The brand makes its NYC product debut with a soundtrack at Pouring Ribbons

While on a car ride through New Orleans during the US’ largest spirits trade show, Tales of the Cocktail last July, our driver informed us that while we were in town there was one product worth trying. It was Copper & Kings‘s American Brandy, and she had tried it at a tasting on her day off less than 24 hours prior. Because of her fervent …

Drink Factory’s Silent Neon Flowers Magazine

A fascinating conceptual approach to cocktail culture by the London-based collective

The art of making good cocktails continues to fascinate us, as ever-more advanced cocktail bars open up globally and sipping concoctions becomes an oftentimes performance-heavy experience. London is home to the Drink Factory (founded by Tony Conigliaro of 69 Colebrooke Row), a collective of bartenders who aim to expand their creativity and knowledge of cocktails. The collective—which is 10 years old this year—has just released …

Cool Hunting Video: The Sidecar Bar Cart

Famed bartender Jim Meehan introduces his interpretation of the best bar cart ever

For his latest collaboration with Moore and Giles, expert bartender Jim Meehan—of PDT fame—decided to take a stab at creating the ultimate bar cart. Going above and beyond, Meehan focused on creating a super-durable and highly functional cart that would also serve as an elegant piece of furniture. The cart has been aptly named The Sidecar. Featuring a stainless steel frame and Virginia black walnut …

NoMad Drinking Cards

The boutique hotel's new drinking "game" is a choose-your-own-adventure that results in a mysterious concoction

The cocktail menu at the boutique NoMad Hotel bar changes roughly every six weeks; usually as the season changes, or based on head bartender Leo Robitschek’s mood. The NoMad, however, has made one sort of secret addition that makes the going out experience even more unique. Earlier this week, while at the restaurant, we were introduced to their Drinking Cards; a creative way to order …

The Vanishing Point

Brooklyn bartender Sam Anderson whips up summer in a glass with Tanqueray

Advertorial content: In the spirit of winding up or down with Tanqueray this summer, we enlisted Brooklyn-based bartender Sam Anderson to concoct the ideal drink to kick off the night. “Structurally, the Vanishing Point is in line with a classic gin gimlet—really refreshing—with elements of the Ramos gin fizz,” says Anderson of the off-menu tipple he serves to his discerning regulars. Incorporating a sophisticated mix …