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: Gray Whale Gin

Boozy & Newsy showcases new spirits, beer, sake, wine, cider, mead and anything else with an ABV.  Aside from its stunning, Tiffany-box-blue bottle, one of Gray Whale Gin’s big claims to fame is its use of hand-foraged botanicals from the California coast—up and down the namesake sea mammals’ migratory path. Among those is kombu sea…

Epic brand list for next week’s NY Indie Spirits Expo

The Indie Spirits Expo is my favorite series of boozy events in the U.S. Where else are you going to encounter a gathering of small, independent, family owned, handcrafted spirits and the distillers, importers, bottlers, distributors and representative under one roof? The New York edition is next Monday, June 11 at the Penn Club, 30…