St. George Spirits, founded in 1982, is one of the OG craft distilleries in the country. Located in Northern California and founded by German born distilling legend Jörg Rupf, St. George Spirits helped to kick off the modern American distillation movement as we know it. Their fascinating story is told by this week’s guests, the very entertaining distillers of St. George Spirits: Lance Winters and Dave Smith.
Posts Tagged ‘summer cocktails’
The Coronavirus continues to keep many of us quarantined, and without the luxury of going out to bars and restaurants, there’s a LOT of home bartending going on. LA bartender Ramsey Musk is here to help.
Get to know this northern California aperitif brand that is making two vermouths and an amaro, taking fortified wine to the next level.
A few summers back – an especially scorching one from what I remember – a pink frothy frozen libation swept the country and, seemingly overnight, every restaurant and bar had their own version of blush colored concoctions to please the masses. With the rising temps, the feverish interest in all things rosé, and the perfect […]
Despite how it may appear on social media, the freelance life – writing about booze and such – is not all glamour and day drinking and sleeping until noon… As much as I’d LOVE to loll around in my velvet robe and sip on freshly squeezed OJ until I can muster the energy to face […]
When I think of my childhood summers in the Pacific Northwest, I remember never-ending days outside, playing make-believe for hours on end, building forts in the woods (this is before we thought we’d get murdered there), scream-running through sprinklers, and roller skating. Lots and lots of roller skating. And those days always involved foraging and […]
Baileys, the makers of the most popular Irish cream liqueur in the world, has gone vegan! With the recent launch of Almande, a light but creamy liqueur with an almond milk base, Baileys has created a spirit that is dairy and gluten-free, and after working to remove beeswax from the original recipe, certified vegan. To celebrate this […]
A couple weekends back I was part of a phantasmagoric, technicolor dream deep in the Hills of Beverly… There were synchronized swimmers bedecked in the most adorable caps and suits… …photogenic poofs of cotton candy, brightly colored flower crowns, and allll of the beautiful people. So, what was the purpose of all of this California whimsy and multicolored […]
Oh, summer, you dreamy, fleeting, hot little minx. How is it you seem to go by faster every year? I will never understand the passage of time…no matter how many Neil deGrasse Tyson YouTube videos I watch. But what I DO understand is that we best make the most of it these next couple of weeks because soon […]
Twist Your Spirits is a collection of artisanal cocktail kits designed to create the perfect cocktail at home or on the go. Curated by mixologists, each kit contains cocktail mixers, bitters, syrups or shrubs from smaller companies making their mark in the cocktail game. They even provide a jigger, coasters, garnishes and stirrers, so you are fully […]
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