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Tag Archives: Liqueur

• Relax. You deserve this delectable cocktail.

Relax. You deserve this delectable cocktail.

When you check the last present off your list you can always celebrate with a smooth Chocolate Black Russian. As anyone who has ever sneaked a day or two ahead on their advent calendar knows, chocolate is the sweet of the season – and this cocktail’s kick of coffee will ensure you’re perked up and […]

• Are You Ready To Start Drinking at Breakfast!?!

Are You Ready To Start Drinking at Breakfast!?!

Everything you love on a breakfast menu—bacon, blueberry pancakes and glazed donuts—is now in a bottle, and packing a 70-proof punch. Pernod Ricard has launched a new line of breakfast-inspired liqueurs under the Mama Walker’s brand to take advantage of the rising popularity of flavored spirits. “Consumers now are really flavor-seeking. Liqueurs have always been […]

• Five Spirits and Liqueurs to Try in 2013

Five Spirits and Liqueurs to Try in 2013

When rolling out your New Year’s resolutions, get past the usual suspects. Sure, losing a few pounds or deciding to read more Dickens is an honorable idea. But a resolution you may actually keep is trying more intriguing spirits and liqueurs, especially if you begin with these five: Borghetti Coffee Liqueur An institution in Italy, […]

• Mixologist Makes World’s Most Expensive Cocktail — Price: $8,850

Mixologist Makes World’s Most Expensive Cocktail — Price: $8,850

We’ve had no shortage of expensive cocktails in the past, but the newest, record-breaking cocktail will make you drool. Behold the Salvatore’s Legacy cocktail, a £5,500 ($8,850) drink that is making mixology enthusiasts across the globe absinthe-green with envy. What’s in the drink? The Spirits Business reports that it’s a mix of 1788 Clos de Griffier […]

• Calling all bartenders: The Swizzle Masters competition is back!

Calling all bartenders: The Swizzle Masters competition is back!

The overall winner of the free online competition will be taken on an all-expenses-paid trip to the home of Wenneker in The Netherlands, as well as membership with the UKBG and a gold-plated bartender’s kit from Urban Bar. Entering is simple: all you need to do is enter your cocktail recipes online at www.swizzlemasters.com. Each […]

• Pernod Ricard to expand Hiram Walker liqueur line

Pernod Ricard to expand Hiram Walker liqueur line

Pernod Ricard USA, a premium spirits and wine supplier in the US, plans to expand its Hiram Walker liqueur line with the launch of Watermelon Sour Schnapps. The new addition, Watermelon Sour Schnapps with 15% ABV, will hit shelves in February 2012 and will be available in 5cl, 75cl and 1liter bottles at a price […]

• Becherovka Liqueur Wins Sole Gold in New York Spirits Competition

Becherovka Liqueur Wins Sole Gold in New York Spirits Competition

BECHEROVKA® AWARDED SOLE GOLD MEDAL IN LIQUEUR CATEGORY AT NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS COMPETITION®  NEW YORK, NY – (December 15, 2012) – Pernod Ricard USA®, the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S., is proud to announce that Becherovka® was awarded the only Gold Medal in the liqueur category at the New York International […]

• Smoked Salmon Vodka & 9 Other Bizarre-Flavored Alcoholic Drinks

Smoked Salmon Vodka & 9 Other Bizarre-Flavored Alcoholic Drinks

An alcoholic yogurt liqueur, a bitter apéritif made from artichokes… how about a concoction featuring wood chips steeped in liquor that is touted as “Dominican Viagra”? It would be difficult to hear about such spirits and not wonder whether the world of bizarre booze is spiraling out of control. Click here to see the 10 […]

• Wenneker Liqueurs seeks visibility solution

Wenneker Liqueurs seeks visibility solution

Wenneker Liqueurs has admitted it faces a unique challenge in building brand awareness among consumers due to the fact its products are often used solely by bartenders out of sight of the public. While thousands of consumers may have enjoyed a cocktail containing a Wenneker product, the number who would be aware of such a […]

• Heaven Hill Introduces HPNOTIQ Harmonie

Heaven Hill Introduces HPNOTIQ Harmonie

Heaven Hill Distilleries is proud to introduce the latest innovation in spirits– HPNOTIQ Harmonie. Launching nationwide this summer, Harmonie is a liqueur which infuses premium French Vodka, natural fruits, flowers, and Cognac.  Its vibrant, violet color and refreshing blend of infused berries, violets, lavender and premium spirits make any occasion more fabulous. This unique harmony […]

• 6 Absinthe Cocktails To Raise Your Spirits

6 Absinthe Cocktails To Raise Your Spirits

We missed National Absinthe Day last week but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate with these mind-blowing cocktails. Go here for everything you ever wanted to know about absinthe. Thanks to Lucid Absinthe via Madtini.com, here are 6 Absinthe drinks that will take you to a new level. You can find more on Lucid Absinthe’s […]

• Master of Malt releases new Scotch liqueur

Master of Malt releases new Scotch liqueur

Master of Malt have created a whisky liqueur for single malt Scotch whisky drinkers. Master of Malt’s Whisky liqueur is made exclusively with all-sherry matured, 10 year old single malt whisky from a very famous Speyside distillery. It is flavoured with many Christmassy spices including cinnamon and cloves, and two kinds of orange peel. The […]

• A look back at a very good year in spirits

A look back at a very good year in spirits

Yes, it’s that time again: to take a look back at the good, the bad and the ugly in the world of booze. In the interest of time, I will quickly sum up the obvious drink trends in seven words: pisco, mezcal, tequila is the new vodka. Wait, make that nine words: beer cocktails. Can’t […]

• Yum! Mix fruits with neutral spirits to make delicious holiday cordials

Yum! Mix fruits with neutral spirits to make delicious holiday cordials

It’s hard to think about snowy winter celebrations before the leaves have started to turn, but now is the time to put up special cordials for holiday toasts. A cordial is a sweet liqueur that is made with a flavorless distilled alcohol, steeped with and flavored by various ingredients, and sweetened with added sugar. Cordials […]

• Virginia: Private liquor taxes to soar

Salem resident Allen Key knows his liquor. He has the gravelly voice that’s testament to 45 years of drinking the hard stuff. Key, 61, worked for decades in lumber and steel. He jokes that he decided it was time to put all his drinking experience to more profitable use. So he went into the booze […]