Strawberry Cachaça Shake

Cachaça isn’t the most well-known sugarcane spirit. Pretty much every other style of rum is more well-known. If you’ve heard of it, chances are it’s because you’ve had it in the national drink of Brazil, the caipirinha. Production of cachaça is similar to that of rhum agricole in that it’s made with fresh-pressed cane juice. This creates a clean, crisp, vegetal flavor that’s not present in other rums. Read more

The Difference Between Blanco, Reposado, Añejo, and other Tequilas (Plus an Añejo Smash Recipe)

Añejo Smash with Gran Centenario Tequila

With every spirit there is an additional layer of appreciation that comes from understanding the history and production process. Nowadays we can walk into any bar and choose from a variety of beers, wines, and spirits from locations across the globe, yet what distinguishes the interesting ones is Read more

The Difference Between a Julep and a Smash – Featuring The New Art In The Age Black Trumpet Blueberry Cordial

When it comes to language and categorization, it seems that nothing is ever simple. At a young age, we learn that all squares are rectangles, but not all rectangles are squares. As adults, if we are spirits enthusiasts, we learn that all bourbon is whiskey, but not all whiskey is bourbon. And just when it couldn’t get any more difficult, the Kentucky Derby Read more