Monthly Archives: May 2014

Brennivin: The First New Scandinavian Aquavit to Hit the U.S. in Years

We’re in the beginnings of an American aquavit golden age right now, with three strong domestic regional brands poised for greater distribution: Krogstad in Seattle (now available in NYC); North Shore in Chicago (now selling in California and as far … Continue reading


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Are Bottled Cocktails Worth It?

I love the idea of bottled cocktails but the first time I saw one for sale, I thought it was too expensive to bother with. At $50 for 750ml, High West’s 36th Vote Barreled Manhattan is not an impulse buy. … Continue reading

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