Posts Tagged ‘Owney’s Rum’

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 […]

Summer Spice Sangria

Did someone say Wine Wednesday? Well, why have plain, old wine when you can have a super delicious, spiced up Sangria?! I know, I know, everyone has a headache-y tale about a time you may have imbibed a smidge too much of the stuff. Like that time you went to your friend’s parent’s going away party in Queens, and you started early in the […]

Save The Date! Next Friday, June 13th!

If you are in the New York City area, make sure to save the date for next Friday night, June 13th for an over the top, outdoor summer spirits event in Brooklyn: Backyard Summer Spirits 2014. My favorite local booze makers and spirits of all time will be participating in this tasting slash block party […]

Negroni Week & The Countess Negroni

Negroni Week is almost upon us! And I’ve been tasked to come up with my own spin on this near perfect and increasingly popular cocktail from the folks helping to sponsor this fun and charitable event, Imbibe Magazine. Pretty tall order, since the original recipe is basically flawless: 1 part gin, 1 part Campari and […]

Cool Down With a Little Spice

There is a heat wave going down in much of the country, my friends. Did you know that spicy ingredients can actually help you to cool down?? It’s true. So is the fact that this is one freaking delicious cocktail. Spice up your Monday with this guy: * Ginger, Pink Peppercorn Syrup Take 1 cup […]

My Moment With Owney’s Rum

I’m having a Rum moment. Or more precisely, an Owney’s Rum moment. I’ve been wanting to try this Brooklyn made spirit ever since I’d heard about the bad ass lady making it. Distilling, batching, labeling. EVERYTHING. By herself. Since before the launch in 2011, this has been a one lady show. Why would you NOT […]