Modern Spirits Haute Custom Made Vodka

There is no shortage of great vodka available today. Small batch, organic, infused, old standbys. Modern Spirits themselves make several exceptional and interesting sipping vodkas meant to be enjoyed with, and accompany food (such as Black Truffle, Celery Peppercorn and Pear Lavender). Sometimes none of these—no matter how good—will do. That's when you call in the experts at Modern Spirits, who will help craft a …

Filliers Fruit Jenevers

Nothing says summer's arrived like a cold jenever on ice. Jenever is a liquor made from juniper berries (and often grain) that comes in many varieties. Only those made in Holland or the northern part of Belgium are able to use the name jenever. Marisa, editor of CH sister site Needled stopped by CH HQ with a few bottles that she brought with her from …

Cheers to Earth Day

Producers are responding to the increased demand for organic beer and spirits. Here are a few that caught our eye. Papagayo organic rums (plain and spiced), the world's first, come from a remote region in Paraguay. A project started in 1993 helped the local farmers, now some 800+, cultivate organic sugar cane. Because their crops are now ITFA certified the farmers benefit from higher prices, …