Glenhaven Single Malt
One spirit I happen to love that doesn’t get much attention in the package design and branding department (outside of all those heritage-driven cylindrical gift packages they often come in) is single malt scotch whisky. As one of the more sophisticated and expensive liquor offerings on the market, it’s surprising to me that more single malts haven’t embraced some form of...
Moet & Chandon "Double Gold" Jeroboam
How do you make a Jeroboam (that’s twice as large as Magnum, for those who aren’t well-versed in ridiculous liquor bottle sizes) of Moet any better than it already is? How about preparing it for the Holiday season by commissioning a Parisian jeweler to completely encase the bubbly monstrosity in gold leaf? That’ll work. Plus, it’s only $1,045.
Recipe: Moscow Mule
As a bit of a eulogy for Summer, I present you with one of the most simple and refreshing classic cocktails around - the Moscow Mule. Created in Manhattan’s Chatham Hotel in the 1940s as part of a movement of the upper-crust cocktail types towards vodka-based concoctions, the Moscow Mule perfectly brings together sweetness, spice, citrus and (of course) the loving embrace of alcohol....
Perrier Jouet's Dandy Ball
Not to be outdone by Dom’s multitude of art and fashion collaborations, the house of Perrier Jouet has tapped artist Kareem Iliya to help create a series of prints in celebration of their Fleur de Champagne cuvee. The theme of the collaboration is the Dandy Ball, the type of event frequented by one of Perrier Jouet’s original biggest fans, Oscar Wilde. Ever the dandy, Wilde and...
Grand Marnier Ruby Edition
Review: Delirium Tremens
My favorite beer is Delirium Tremens. It’s branding is dead-on - an obviously Belgian pale ale with a rich history of over 20 years under the Delirium name, rooted in the beer-making tradition of past generations that also manages to exist as perfectly modern and provocative. The name of the brew comes from the withdrawal symptoms experienced by alcoholics - a charming...