The Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining

A new Abrams Books guide for making and drinking whiskey

In 2010, a former Kentucky rooftop moonshiner joined forces with the great-grandson of a Prohibition-era bootlegger. Kings County Distillery was born; the first of its kind in New York City since the national alcohol ban of the 1920s. Kings County produces highly awarded, small-batch moonshine, bourbon and other whiskeys at the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s Paymaster Building—where naval officers once picked up their paychecks. Now, co-founders …

Little Boo Boo Bakery Marshmallows

Curiously flavored gourmet treats for all-season snacking

Started in a New York kitchen during the fall of 2012, Little Boo Boo Bakery whips up delightful, hand-cut gourmet marshmallows. All six fat-free flavors contain no preservatives, and are made in small batches using high quality corn syrup. All of these attributes are worth mentioning because they contribute to one of Little Boo Boo’s defining goals: The independence of the marshmallow. Cofounder Hannah Scarritt-Selman …

Five Non-Alcoholic Drinks for Summer

Keep cool and refreshed without booze with these festive, craft drinks

Kicking back with a cool beverage in the warmer months is one of life’s simple pleasures. With the rise in popularity of craft cocktails, a similar rise in quality non-acoholic drinks has followed suit. Our round-up of summer’s chillest booze-free libations offers tastes to keep everyone enjoying the party. Hibiscus Nojito This take on the classic Cuban cocktail features the same refreshing blend of fresh …