November 2013 archive

Happy Thanksgiving, Foxy Friends!

I’m thankful for YOU! These last 6 months have been an amazing ride but I wouldn’t have been able to experience any of it without the support that I’ve gotten from all of you, foxy friends! I hope this Thanksgiving is filled with yummy food, loved ones and, maybe a little boozy treat from the […]

Thanksgiving Countdown: Breuckelen Harvest

Like many of you, I’ll be spending the afternoon road-tripping it up through the wintry mix that is the Catskills this time of year. So today’s post will be brief! The Breuckelen Harvest cocktail is named for its starring spirit, Breuckelen Distilling‘s 77 Wheat Whiskey. This has everything you want in an autumnal cocktail: Hard […]

Thanksgiving Countdown: Cranberry Gimlet

I hope that you’ve already made that SUPER easy cranberry syrup featured on the first day of the Thanksgiving Countdown. If not, do it now and then use the leftover cranberries for your sauce or relish for the big meal in a couple of days. Better yet, throw some leftover ginger in that sauce from […]

Thanksgiving Countdown: Grey Gardens Cocktail

It’s happening, you guys. Winter is Coming!!! It has officially become puffy coat weather this weekend in NYC. There’s been a shift in color palette across the city, the vibrant trees have been swept bare and the cold, grey days have started to set in… Buuuuut, that doesn’t mean we have to strap a turban […]

Thanksgiving Countdown: The Holiday Highball

3 more days until Turkey Day! And this lady is pretty pleased with herself… Why is this lady-pilgrim-pin-up riding a gigantic turkey so happy?? Because she’s discovered a real crowd-pleaser of a cocktail: The Holiday Highball! I, personally, have tested the popularity of this Vodka/Cranberry/Ginger combo on a number of crowds big and small, recently, […]

Thanksgiving Countdown: Ginger Syrup & The Red Hot American Winter

In continuation of our Thanksgiving Countdown, I hereby present this spicy, hot number: Last Saturday, I wanted to have a hot cocktail. I’m a huge fan of boozy, hot apple cider this time of year and Van Brunt Stillhouse Bourbon was a great addition. I also wanted to highlight the spices in the clove-forward Sorel Liqueur. […]

Thanksgiving Countdown: Quinciple & Classic Cocktails With a Cranberry Twist

It is now less than a week until Turkey Day!! And for many of you hosting, you may be in full on planning mode…or panic mode, depending on your level of hosting duties or stress management skills! Whether you are hosting a house full of family and friends, or your plans next week involve apartment […]

Hometown Holiday Spirits Party Pics

Last Saturday, Atlantic Cellars Wine & Spirits and Bit By a Fox partnered up to celebrate the small batch spirits industry that has exploded in New York in recent years…and to kick off the holiday season! All of the seasonal cocktails were made from the local spirits featured during the evening. And some of the […]

Tonight! Get Into the Brooklyn Spirit!

Here’s a sneak peek of what to expect, cocktail-wise tonight. Lot’s of Fall and Winter flavors in the HOUSE! And all of these drinks are designed to be super easy to make. Get the recipes with all the fixins in one place! Stop by anytime 6-9pm. Support your neighborhood distiller and get bit by a […]

Hometown Holiday Spirits Event

Tomorrow night from 6-9pm at Atlantic Cellars in Brooklyn, we are kicking off the holiday season in a big, boozy way! Some of our favorite Brooklyn spirits are featured in this tasting event. And I’ll be mixing up a number of seasonal cocktails using these spirits as well as my hand crafted cocktail syrups, which […]

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