Jul 24, 2014
“Vodka distilleries are saying, ‘Listen, let’s get back to our basics. Let’s make these products and represent ourselves in a way that holds true to mixing a very clean cocktail,” says Jeff Leanheart, beverage director of The Smith Lincoln Center in New York City.
Jul 21, 2014
“The idea that we’re going to go across the pond as it were to brew our style of beers fresh in Europe is an exciting prospect for us,” said Stone CEO and co-founder Greg Koch, who announced the overseas expansion plans over the weekend.
Jul 17, 2014
“We’ve doubled our attendance in the last two years, and we’re hoping to have a big jump again this year,” she said. The brewfest attracted about 850 people in 2013, with anywhere from 1,200 to 1,500 attendees expected this year, Zeitler said.
Jul 3, 2014
Jul 2, 2014
Hard cider already has taken a slice of the adult beverage market in recent years, and now apple spirits of all kinds are showing their appeal as Americans rediscover classics like calvados and increasingly embrace products like apple gins and vodkas.
Jul 2, 2014
Jun 30, 2014
Jun 20, 2014
That isn’t to say those first few brew days were easy. They weren’t. Still, Flatland said that after the first few tries, whipping up batch after of batch of Mu’s raspberry red, maple porter, whit and others is getting easier and easier
Jun 19, 2014
“I was surprised at how much people drank,” says Corin Hirsch, who chronicled the drinking habits of colonial-era Americans in her recently released book “Forgotten Drinks of Colonial New England: From Flips and Rattle-Skulls to Switchel and Spruce Beer.”
Jun 17, 2014
Beer as a mixer isn’t new, but it has seen an uptick in recent years, fueled largely by the flourishing market of excellent craft beers, according to bar consultant Jacob Grier, who’s publishing a book on beer cocktails next year called “Cocktails on Tap.”