Kings County Distillery Releases Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon

Now here’s a pretty pioneering move for a craft spirits outfit. New York City’s Kings County Distillery has become one of the rare craft distillers to join the exclusive Bottled-in-Bond club with the release of its own Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon, available in allocated quantities in New York, New Jersey, Maryland, DC, Delaware, Kentucky and Tennessee.

The most wonderful time of the year (for drinking)!

Each year, the cocktail bar Mace, in Manhattan’s East Village, transforms into a winter wonderland known as Miracle on 9th St. In the past couple of years, the concept has expanded to other cities (and countries), including Miracle on 7th St. in Washington, D.C.’s Shaw neighborhood. The D.C. version takes over three bars, Southern Efficiency,…

The Year of Drinking Adventurously official NYC launch event

Can’t believe it’s almost here! My book, The Year of Drinking Adventurously (52 Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone) officially hits the street on Nov. 24, but the adventure starts a few days early. And, instead of a typical launch party, it’ll be a launch BAR CRAWL! What better way to reflect the diversity…

Drinkable Images: Feeling Tiki-fied

Feeling like a bit of a human yo-yo this week. Just returned from Japan a day and a half ago and now I’m heading about two-thirds of the way back in that direction to Hawaii tomorrow. Not that I’m complaining (Nor is my MileagePlus account)! In honor of my trek to state No. 50, here’s…

Cheers NY toasts New York craft brewers, distillers, cider makers and wineries

The Empire State has become one of the premier destinations for artisanal beer, wine, spirits and cider. But you won’t have to trek throughout all of Upstate New York to try the best its beverage makers have to offer. The state’s craft beverage producers will have their chance to shine at Cheers NY, a weekend-long celebration of New…