For the first Spirited News of 2017 I am introducing whiskeys from the Spreewood Distillery to you – not gin – for a change! The distillery, formerly know as the Spreewald Distillery, is located in … Read more
I know today marks the begining of the Tiki Month, but I still have an eau de vie review I want to share with you first: There is a rather brilliant cocktail from one of … Read more
It has been a while since I put some bourbons to the test. So, I thought it was time to review some new bottles. This is why, I arranged a blind-tasting with some friends. In … Read more
While everyone (bartender) loves bourbon and rye whiskey, they easily forget about other interesting whiskey categories from the States. There is a growing number of corn, Tennessee and wheat whiskies from a few big producers … Read more
In its eleventh year the Finest Spirits in Munich has become one of the biggest spirits trade show in Germany. Thanks to the good folks of A Wee Taste Of Scotland I this year had … Read more
This time I first created a cocktail and began looking for the right spirit afterwards. Maybe that is not totally right, because I had the idea of making a Manhattan style cocktail with green walnut … Read more
As the proverb has it a bird never flew on one wing: Therefore, here is the second Spirit Smack Down. This time it’s all about Bourbon, Rye’s sweet counterpart.
With the shortage of the past years finally over more and more Rye Whiskey is becoming available. However, that leaves you with a problem: which one is best?
As a bartender you are into a lot of stuff, normal people wouldn’t drink or buy themselves. So you are always trying to come up with recipes that make use of extraordinary ingredients. This time … Read more
Ok this Game of Thrones reference is just stupid! Of course winter is not coming! On the contrary: The cold days may be over soon! Who says you can’t still enjoy a winter drink? Here … Read more