The Glen Scotia distillery is among the smallest whisky producers in Scotland. It is also, among the oldest. Famed for its iconic whiskies, it is unfortunately little known in North America. That’s a pity, because its whiskies are world class.
Boisson began as an alcohol-free shop in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, but quickly expanded to Williamsburg, the West Village, Upper East and Upper West Sides, as their co-founders share plans to grow nationwide, as well as five delicious non-alcoholic cocktails.
Rice whisky is definitely different in taste and profile. It produces a much softer style of distillate/whisky and the interaction with the wood is much different. It only requires one distillation where two or more for malt Rice whisky also gives you a distinctive Umami character on the palate.
Sangrita, “little blood” in Spanish, is a fruit and vegetable juice based chaser that often accompanies a Blanco Tequila. The practice widely adopted in Mexico, but unusual elsewhere, dates back to the 1920s.
A 154-year-old spice and extract company has turned its bittersweet history into, well, bitters.
The Watkins Co. makes spices, extracts and gourmet flavorings, and this Winona, MN-based company just expanded its offerings into bitters with Watkins Aromatic Bitters and Watkins Orange Bitters.