February 2015 archive

The Long Kiss Goodnight featured on Behind the Bar | Design*Sponge

In honor of Valentine’s Day tomorrow, I created a make-out of a cocktail called The Long Kiss Goodnight for Design*Sponge’s Behind the Bar column. It’s actually a riff off of our New Year’s Eve tipple, the Auld Lang Syne. Instead of scotch, we used bourbon and the lemon juice was swapped for blood orange juice. We kept the […]

The Brooklyn Spirits Book, The Long Island Bar & Tiki Night Tomorrow!

It’s no secret that this country is in the throes of a small batch, hand crafted spirits Renaissance. It seems like every week a new, independent distillery pops up in some remote part of the country. We’ve gone from about 70 to 700 distilleries in the United States in a little under 10 years. And nowhere is that feverish growth […]

A Tequila Cocoa Coffee Liqueur in Hot Chocolate? With Maple Marshmallows…WUT?!

Hold on to your winter hats, folks, have I got a heavenly treat for you! Boom. About a month ago, during the first blizzard-y squall that took hold of New York City….or was it the second? To be honest, it’s all blending together in a dirty, slushy mess in my head, not unlike the frozen sludge covering […]