Posts Tagged ‘Red Hook’

The Couch Sessions’ Q&A is Here!

BIG DEAL ALERT, Foxy Friends! I did a Q&A with the lovely Lea Faminiano from the arts and urban culture magazine The Couch Sessions. And it’s now up on their site! We really covered everything…from my background, what brought me to New York City and how I got into cocktails in the first place, to […]

Red Hook, Van Brunt Stillhouse and The Coffee Sazerac

In the 1800’s, Brooklyn was teeming with distilleries. Like much of the country, it was full-on hooch heaven. And the Red Hook neighborhood was its stairway to it. Gin, rum and whiskey stills lined the waterfront for years…that is, until prohibition. Well, legally, at least. Al Capone DID start his mob career here. But with […]

Your Cocktail Just Got More Jewel Toned: Sorel Liqueur & Jack From Brooklyn

A few week’s back I had the opportunity to experiment with an exciting, new-ish liqueur on the market, Sorel. Officially, only a little over a year old, this Brooklyn-made liqueur with intense notes of clove, nutmeg and ginger, has actually been in the works for over 15 years. Jackie Summers, the man behind this small […]