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Barrel to Bottle: The (Barrel to Bottle) Muppets Make Manhattans

We love a good tasting experiment on Barrel to Bottle, so this week we're making Manhattans. A lot of Manhattans. So many Manhattans that we can't keep track of how many we're making. We tried 21 different bitters to see which one makes the best Manhattan.
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Confessions of a Mixologist: Ramos Gin Fizz

Let the good times roll and shake up this recipe for a Ramos Gin Fizz, one of New Orleans most well-known cocktails. It's perfect for your Mardi Gras celebration.
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Barrel to Bottle: Quarantoddies

The temperatures are plummeting after a relatively warm start to the winter season. There’s no better time to whip up some hot cocktails to get you through the grey winter days and long, dark winter nights.
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Binny's Home Bartender: The Penultimate Hot Toddy

Toddies are a broad class of cocktails that generally combine a spirit with water and sugar. Usually but not necessarily served hot, toddies also often include citrus, spice and/or herbs to create a soothing elixir, believed by many to ease the symptoms of the common cold and flu. Toddies are easy to make, provide a potent kick of booze, and happen to be quite appealing on a cold winter’s eve in the Midwest.
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Binny's Home Bartender: A Perfect Manhattan

We aren’t talking about “the” perfect Manhattan, some might argue that the incredibly popular sweet Manhattan already holds that title, but “a” Perfect Manhattan. A variation on the theme that has the maker replace half of the Sweet Vermouth with Dry Vermouth. This perfect 1:1 ratio of Vermouths is the origin of the name.
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Binny's Home Bartender: Vila Nova de Gaia Maia Taia

Light, refreshing and relatively low in alcohol is all the rage in certain circles these days, so this summer we have tried to bring you cocktail recipes that fit the bill. Today we have a lower alcohol riff on one of the all-time Tiki classics, the Mai Tai.
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Flor de Caña Rum Virtual Tasting

Join The Whiskey Hotline for a virtual tasting of Flor de Caña rum.
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Binny's Home Bartender: Queen’s Park Swizzle

This boozy but ice-cold and indescribably refreshing cocktail was the signature drink at Trinidad’s luxurious Queen’s Park Hotel from the 1920s until its eventual demise a few decades later. Thankfully, the cocktail lives on as the epitome of the Caribbean cocktail aesthetic.
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Laphroaig Virtual Tasting

The Whiskey Hotline is joined by Laphroaig distillery manager John Campbell for a tasting of the latest release from the Islay icon, the 10 year Sherry Finish.
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Barrel to Bottle: Handpicked Barrels with Whiskey Acres

Travel out to Whiskey Acres in DeKalb for a Whiskey Hotline/Barrel to Bottle field trip.
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