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Cocktail Talk with Andrew Noye

01.26.11 by  

Cocktail Talk with Andrew Noye

We gave the Blackberry Farm mixologist a topic — apples aren’t just for cobblers anymore — and asked him to discuss. Part 4 of a 5-part mixology series on using Mother Nature’s finest more innovatively. Go ahead, read amongst yourselves.

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Oh Frankie You’re So Fine

01.14.11 by  

Oh Frankie You’re So Fine

You blow our mind. Your handiwork behind the bar — cocktails with jelly cubes, bonfires, smokes, essences, mists, foams, raviolis — should come with a warning: The experience you’re about to have will rock your gray matter. Yes, BarChef, please mess with our heads.

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The Bourbon Renaissance

01.11.11 by  

The Bourbon Renaissance

If you think your sideboard is worthy of staging its own revival, check out Paul Mathew’s The Hide bar in London. In his upstairs laboratory, his weapons of choice include rigged bong-like smokers, tea strainers, straps of leather and wine barrel shavings. Viva la revolución.

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The “10 Reasons Scotch is Better Than Bacon” Scotch Slam

01.06.11 by  

The “10 Reasons Scotch is Better Than Bacon” Scotch Slam

Sometimes you just need a reason to test-drive 16 scotches.

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Marrakesh Xanadu: Oxymoron or the Best Martini You Ever Laid Your Lips On?

01.05.11 by  

Marrakesh Xanadu: Oxymoron or the Best Martini You Ever Laid Your Lips On?

We took inspiration from this royally dry city to create a cocktail so refreshing, it’s worth risking eternal damnation.

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Cheers to the Master of Malt

01.04.11 by  

Cheers to the Master of Malt

Whiskey charmer Ben Ellefsen schools us in his signature cocktail, off-the-radar rums and a once-in-a-lifetime flight experience. Ben, we wish you were our big brother.

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Cougar Punches (They Still Got It)

12.19.10 by  

Cougar Punches (They Still Got It)

Some things are just more delicious with age. These veteran cocktails may have been around the block, but they still turn taste buds.

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Weekend Whiskey Toddies

12.18.10 by  

Weekend Whiskey Toddies

Shopping, football, snowbound Saturday nights, we’ve hunted down a hot cocktail to match your most important engagements.

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Cocktail Talk with Andrew Noye

12.15.10 by  

Cocktail Talk with Andrew Noye

We gave the Blackberry Farm mixologist a topic — stone fruits aren’t just for jams anymore — and asked him to discuss. Part 2 of a 5-part mixology series on using Mother Nature’s finest more innovatively. Go ahead, read amongst yourselves.

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Gin Punches with Street Cred

12.10.10 by  

Gin Punches with Street Cred

These 3 holiday concoctions, created by the experts, give your punch bowl a pro mixology feel. (Warning: They go down easy — keep grandma away from the mistletoe.)

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