Tag Archives: Whiskey

A Word About Ice

Most restaurant owners, managers and for that matter many bartenders don’t understand the importance of ice and it’s many forms in making truly great cocktails. A good bartender can make good drinks with any ice and will adjust their shake … Continue reading

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Tis the Season…

…for eggnog! I love eggnog! So much so that I have to limit myself to only drinking it between Thanksgiving and Christmas. One month is all I get to enjoy the rich, creamy, soul-warming goodness of a good nog, otherwise … Continue reading

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White Dog and Craft Cocktails

Last week I had the chance to stop by Woodinville Whiskey and hang out with Orlin Sorensen and Brett Carlile. Two local guys who decided to get into the whiskey business. This Tuesday afternoon they were distilling Peabody Jones, a … Continue reading

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The Craft Distilling Boom in Washington

Many of you are familiar with the Dry Fly Distillery in Spokane, the first legal distillery in Washington State since prohibition. They have been operational since 2007, and thanks to tremendous influence on their part the laws regarding still operation … Continue reading

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The Forbidden Fruit

We’re known for our apples here in Washington and October is smack in the middle of harvest season. This is the time of year when the weather cools and Washingtonians begin craving fresh pressed cider, apple pies and cobblers. Apples … Continue reading

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