Rye whiskey has made quite the comeback during the last few years. Rye was the first whiskey made in America and is known for a distinctive spice character and serves as a key ingredient in classic cocktails like the Manhattan and Old Fashioned. With its renewed popularity, it’s exciting to see how America’s oldest whiskey is used in the modern mixology world.
There is something to be said about a great Sangria. It combines fruit and wine into something absolutely divine. It is easy to make and you can be adventurous with ingredients. Best of all a Red Sangria can be perfect for any time of year like big summer parties, fall gatherings and holiday festivities. It always proves to be a favorite.
We are featuring Jack-O Traveler, the world’s first pumpkin shandy. The Traveler Beer Co. best describes Jack as: “Representing the darker side of Shandy, Jack-O Traveler is an alluring beer illuminated by the tastes of fall. He strikes the perfect balance between bright refreshment and seasonal spice. Jack is an American craft wheat beer brewed with fresh pumpkin, for a delicious, dark hued, Shandy-inspired beer.”
Summer may be close to an end but gin season is in full swing. Kelly Schneider, our resident cocktail guru has been inspired by the resurgence of gin in the mixology world. She provided us with some great recipes and the verdict is in. You don’t need to love gin in order to love Kelly’s cocktails.
Her latest concoction is a Sparkling Grape Crush and, similar to her other creations, it drinks as easy as is to make. It’s also her “absolute favorite cocktail”.