Cool Hunting Video: Betony Gin and Tonic

A Midtown Manhattan restaurant infusing liquor in-house to create the perfect G&T

If you’re looking for a specialty cocktail without the complication, make your way uptown to Betony in NYC. General Manager Eamon Rockey recently showed us how to make the restaurant’s latest custom cocktail, the Betony G&T. This delicious take on a classic gin and tonic contains a base liquor that’s infused right in front of you—using black pepper and cardamom, amongst other ingredients—creating a fresh …

1800 Milenio

The limited edition Cognac-finished tequila

First produced in limited quantities back in 2000, 1800 Tequila‘s Milenio is now returning to shelves in a second edition of their wildly successful super-premium tequila. Fine Blue Weber Agave undergoes an extensive extra-aging process before further maturation in French oak cognac barrels to make this high-end tipple. This translates to a robust nose of Cognac before a refined, exquisite sip of a very unique …

Becherovka Herbal Liqueur

The Czech spirit with a secret, time-tested recipe

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 is part of the bitters family, yet this herbal liqueur avoids the medicinal flavors most tend to put forward; instead, cloves and cinnamon tingle atop the …