How do you test if you have a bad egg? Before you crack that egg for a fancy egg white for your whiskey sour, you may want to make sure it hasn't expired. Sure, there is an expiration on the box of eggs, but how accu...
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When creating cocktails, what are the required bar tools to get the job done? There are a few great bar tools that will get the job done and a few extras you can use if you want to expand your game. A few of the key ...
Today we create an off-shoot of the long island iced tea which we've named The One Night Stand Long Island Iced Tea. Why? Because after consulting with Jaelithe and our live stream audience, the name fit the conversat...
The fourth edition of our blind tasting battlegrounds, and we've got tequila back for a second time. This time Siete Leguas goes up against Alma tequila and Tres Generaciones. Again, we don't know the other two brand...
Today we create a cocktail for Nicolas, one of our patreon supporters. Nicolas said he liked flips, liked chocolate, likes bourbon and boom, we got a cocktail! Jennifer designed this cocktail and, if you like a whisk...
The Pomegranate Bourbon Special was designed by Derrick Schommer to take advantage of the California Fruit Wine Co's Pomegranate fruit wine. This mildly tart wine is 100% based on actual fruit (not grapes). Californi...
Next week I'll be at Youtube Head Quarters in San Bruno. However, we'll also be answering some questions in this episode, like my practice of the Martial Arts, the hardware I use for my microphone and a bit about bein...
There are six things you can avoid when creating cocktails to keep you from serving a bad cocktail. Once you've got these basic mistakes understood, you can start making craft cocktails both simple and complex without...
The tiki flavor of the boars tooth comes slightly unexpected even though, when you break down the root flavors of this cocktail it seems tiki in nature. It's like a piña colada done right. Tiki cocktails are awesome,...
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For your Saturday night viewing, we have the new reformulated VEEV spirit bottle. The new 70-proof is a bit different than the one we used a few years ago, more like a vodka-alternative with just a bit of acai berry aroma and flavor.
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Today we taste Gentleman Jack and compare it to the lower end product, Jack Daniels to see if we can find the differences and why you'd want to pay additional for Gentleman Jack over the other products.
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Deep Eddy Lemon Vodka, a flavorful citrus vodka that you can use for things that call for citrus vodka. It does have a little less sweet/sour than one would think from the color and all. Deep Eddy rarely disappoints so having a taste of their latest lemon variety was a privilege. Try making some cocktails that call for citrus vodka, maybe a cosmo?
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A long drawn maple aroma fly's out of the bottle like a genie upon opening it. Hush Country Maple doesn't just bring a sweet maple flavor on the palate, however, as it still brings some burning fire as one would assume from a moonshine. The difference between a flavored vodka and Hush Country Maple Moonshine comes down to the alcohol: this is still a 40% ABV product where most vodka's round out at 35% ABV once finished.
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Today we take a look at Jose's Limited-Edition product, Tradicional Reposado. This product, often found in the sub-$30 price category represents Jose's rested line of products, fitting just above the Jose Tradicional Silver and far above the gross Especial mixto.
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Today we take a look at Schwartzhog, a Kräuter Liqueur, which translates to that of a herbal liqueur, which we can tell just by looking at the bottle...as the bottle reminds us of Jagermeister, another herbal liqueur.
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Why should the Irish be the only one with a cream liqueur? No longer! Tennessee now has an alternative, Whisper Creek Tennessee Sipping Cream and we'll review it today. If you're looking for a new way to sip a Tennessee whiskey, time to checkout Whisper Creek as they've launched their initial product as a cream based whiskey; it's a sipper!
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Today we take a look at Coldcock, a herbal flavored whiskey. Found online for under $25, we found Coldcock to be a flavorful of a bit sweet whiskey that seems to fit somewhere in the Drambuie and Southern Comfort realm of flavored spirits.
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We took a look at a new product from American Barrels Bourbon, a new bourbon brand making its way to the market. First, they've launched in select stores with a goal of hitting a few online stores (and more outlets) in 2015.
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Suntory Yamazaki Japanese Single Malt Whiskey, 12 years in age and the Japanese response to Scotch. The distillery, created in 1899, is one of the oldest (if not the oldest) in Japan. Here is their 12-year old single malt whisky offering and our review of it.