Category: Cocktails

An Evening with WhistlePig

Late last month, we headed to Shelter, a very cozy pizza and whiskey bar in Williamsburg, for the unveiling of WhistlePig’s newest spirit—the Boss Hog, a single barrel uncut and unfiltered rye whiskey. The initial release comes from 24 casks selected by Master Distiller Dave Pickerell and bottled […]

Apricot Whiskey Smash

Harried by the stress of our impending move (this week—eek!), Ryan and I took a moment this weekend to step back and enjoy one of our last summer nights in the West Village. Inspired by a bag of tender, flawless apricots, we created a sippable, […]

A Garden-Grown Cocktail

The other night, we popped into one of our favorite neighborhood restaurants, Joseph Leonard, for a late dinner. Much to our delight, the restaurant was in the midst of a four-day long tomato festival! Every dish on the menu involved tomatoes in some form. In fact, […]

Cocktails, Just Add Tea

A couple of weeks ago, we made a Pisco Sour with PG Tips-infused pisco—which added a new depth to the drink. The PG Tips gave more tannic structure to the already strong flavor of the pisco, while at the same time adding a bit of that […]

Tea Time

In a new twist on afternoon tea, we set out to experiment with tea-infused liquors. In addition to spicing up our regular cocktail regimen, we figure that some of our later experimentations might make for good gifts (accompanied by a unique recipe and some thoughtful packaging). […]