Fever-Tree expands with Aromatic Tonic following launch of U.S. HQ

Fever-Tree has become virtually synonymous with the elevated Gin & Tonic and now the the world’s leading producer of premium tonics and mixers, unveils the launch of Aromatic Tonic for the U.S. market. Inspired by a historic recipe used by the British Royal Navy in the 19th century and using angostura bark sourced from South America,…

Boozy & Newsy: Bareksten Gin

If you need any further proof that most of Europe (and the rest of the world for that matter) has gone completely gin mad, look no further than one of Norway’s contributions to the category, Bareksten. The recipe features 26 different botanicals, 19 of which are locally sourced, bringing a bit of Scandinavian terroir to…

Tales of the Cocktail announces Top Four Spirited Awards finalists

Tales of the Cocktail ​has announced the Top Four finalists in each category for this year’s 12th Annual Spirited Awards​​. All of the finalists are invited to attend the award ceremony, taking place on Saturday, July 21 at 7 p.m. CT (doors open at 6:30PM CT) at the iconic Orpheum Theater, where the winners of…

Boozy & Newsy: Sierra Norte Mexican whiskey

Oaxaca is one of the great spirits-producing regions of the world—mezcal is en fuego—but it’s not exactly known for its whiskey heritage. But the folks behind Sierra Norte whiskey—Caballeros, Inc., the company known for Scorpion Mezcal—are hoping to change that, with a series of whiskeys made from different native corn varieties—each exhibiting its own set…

Boozy & Newsy: Rum Malecon

The aging game is strong with Rum Malecon, the Panamanian molasses-based spirit brand with 13-, 18- and 20-year-old and other expressions available. The brand reps are quick to point out that their rum is not solera-aged; when the label says “18 years” it means that all of its contents have been in the barrel for…