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

Spring Cocktail Season is Here!

As the window of opportunity to enjoy Winter cocktails with their warmth and spice closes, it’s time to look forward to bright and refreshing Spring cocktails. These seasonal flavors associated with the start of Spring often lend themselves to lighter cocktails that feature gin and vodka as base spirits. I decided to browse through my cocktail books to find a recipe. Read more