This is essentially an ad for Novo Fogo Cachaça, but I found it interesting and think it contains a good introduction to the basics of cachaça. Cachaça is a a sugar cane-based spirit, similar to a rhum agricole, that is produced in Brazil. It is by far that country’s most popular spirit, and there are reportedly over … Read more
I’m currently putting together an ebook of Zombie recipes, and one of the people kind enough to share his recipe with me was Georgi Radev of Mahiki, a popular Tiki bar in London. Georgi also shared this video demonstration of how they prepare and serve their version of the Zombie. Don’t try this at home! … Read more
A demonstration from Val, a bartender at the recently closed PKNY Tiki bar in New York City. He has a somewhat unusual method regarding the shaking and the ice, although what he’s doing makes sense. I tend to prefer a little less lime juice in mine — 3/4 ounce — but I’m not as big … Read more
The names of the various Scotch distilleries are hard for most Americans to pronounce. Thankfully, we have Scottish actor Brian Cox to show us how. If you visit the website, you can watch a loop of all the scotches, one after another.