DC Negroni Week 2017 Participating Bars & Specials
May31

DC Negroni Week 2017 Participating Bars & Specials

2017 Negroni Week in Washington, D.C. Negroni Week is back! The annual all-things-Campari fest returns from June 5th-11th, and D.C. bars and restaurants are lining up to participate. Not only will you find all the Negroni riffs and spritzes you can handle, but all bars also make a charitable donation as part of their participation. Negroni Week started in 2013 with about 100 bars involved, and today the global bonanza backed by Imbibe...

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Keep Dad Drinking (Well) on Father’s Day: A Gift Guide
May23

Keep Dad Drinking (Well) on Father’s Day: A Gift Guide

A Dozen Ways to Get Dad Drunk for Father’s Day Father’s Day is fast-approaching, sending sons and daughters scrambling to the interwebs to find something good to gift the old man. Man Talk Food is here to the rescue, with a complete Father’s Day gift guide, to keep dad drinking (well) this year. Whiskey For the Win Just get dad what he really wants this year, for a change. Whiskey. The Water of Life. It never fails....

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Branching out Beyond Whiskey: Brandy, Barrel-Aged Gin & Pisco
Sep03

Branching out Beyond Whiskey: Brandy, Barrel-Aged Gin & Pisco

While whiskey is always my go-to, it’s fun to branch out, too. Here’s a round-up of some of my recent published stories on a range of other spirits. Eater: Barrel-Aged Gin Barrel-aged gins, particularly when made by whiskey distillers using their whiskey mash bills, are a unique whiskey-gin hybrid. Learn about the special breed and what the story is this guide. Washington Post Express: Pisco Pisco is gaining traction...

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New York Distilling Company Debuts Ragtime Rye
Jul29

New York Distilling Company Debuts Ragtime Rye

A Journey from Gin to Rye Whiskey: Ragtime Rye Set for September Release Startup whiskey distilleries all face the same challenge — navigating how to survive long enough to actually get the product to market. Distilleries must create revenue while the whiskey is unavailable to be sold, slowly coming of age in the barrel. There are several different options here, and they’re certainly not mutually exclusive. One approach is...

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