Posts Tagged ‘Whiskey’

Blinking Owl is Orange County’s First Distillery Since Prohibition

Being the first of anything is always a challenge. Blinking Owl Distillery co-owners, husband and wife, and longtime Santa Ana residents, Brian and Robin Christianson know that all too well. After setting aside their careers and devoting nearly four years to conceptualizing, researching and planning the business and build-out of the first craft distillery in Orange County, they’ve finally opened […]

The Viking Daisy – A Preakness Cocktail for the Maker’s Mark #TrifectaChallenge

We are full-on into horse racing season, also known as Bourbon Season….or just Drinking More Bourbon Than Usual Season. And, of course the Mint Julep holds a special importance this time of year because of the Kentucky Derby. But, we’re just getting started! The Kentucky Derby may be the first but it is just one out of […]

Zen and Tonic: Savory and Fresh Cocktails for the Enlightened Drinker & Massive Bar Swag Giveaway!

Before I knew Jules Aron as the author of the beautiful, new garden to glass cocktail book Zen and Tonic, I knew her online as the Healthy Bartender. As a certified health and nutrition coach with a background in bartending, she was always transforming green juices and fruit smoothies into boozy concoctions, and figuring out ways […]

Bartender Style – Pamela Wiznitzer at Seamstress

Bartender Style is a collaboration between Bit by a Fox and photographer Rose Callahan. This series, exclusively on the Bit by a Fox blog, explores and documents the personal style of some of the best bartenders in the country. This month, we’re profiling rock star cocktail whiz, Pamela Wiznitzer at her home base, Manhattan’s Upper East Side hotspot […]

Flashback Friday to a Whiskey & Chocolate Sail and a Special Valentine’s Promo!

You’d think it would be pretty difficult for me to flashback to this warm summer’s day on the Hudson River nearly 6 months ago now, with the Blizzard of the Century brewing in the mid-Atlantic and all…but I have a pretty active fantasy life. I mean, I’m very much in denial about the fact that my last week in New […]

Almond Milk Bourbon Eggnog

ATTN: Give Bit by a Fox some LOOOVE! Vote on the Maker’s Mark Instagram page with your likes and comments! You have until December 18th, 3pm (EST) to vote for this take on a traditional Eggnog! Ah, eggnog…one of the most divisive holiday treats. It’s up there with candy corn and fruitcake and sweet Manischewitz wine. It’s […]

BOOK GIVEAWAY! The Art of American Whiskey By Noah Rothbaum

Hey there! Do you consider yourself a bit of a whiskey nerd? Are you also into American history, and like to geek out over vintage advertising, graphic and industrial design? Am I just describing myself? Is this a dating profile?? Stay with me here. I KNOW I’m not the only one around these parts who is a fan of all of the […]

‘Be Mixed’ Cocktail Mixers – Your New Secret Boozy Weapon

Did you make New Year’s resolutions this year? How’s that going for you? Now that we’re full-on into mid January, have you stuck to your guns or chucked those notions of perfection out the window? In the past, I’ve done the ‘Dry January’ thing and I considered doing it again this year, but then I was like…”no”. I’m […]

Here is Your Thanksgiving Cocktail: Cranberry Añejo Old Fashioned

Here it is, guys. I’ve come up with the perfect Turkey Day tipple. Old school meets new. Wood smoke and agave meets bright citrus and tart cranberries. Put everything else away for another day. This is what you’re drinking on Thanksgiving. If you’re a whisk(e)y and classic cocktail enthusiast, like myself, the Old Fashioned is tops. […]

A Halloween Cocktail: The Devil’s Bet

Halloween is just around the corner, you guys! We’re now in the final countdown. Are you ready? Are you surrounded by expertly carved jack-o-lanterns? Have you been celebrating all week in sexy hazmat suits? (please, no) Are you looking for a delicious Halloween cocktail that doesn’t involve candy corn? (please, yes!) This cocktail, The Devil’s Bet, is […]

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