Rum, you know you always have a special place in my bar cart, no matter how crowded it gets. Trends come and go, and I love experimenting with others, but you’re the one I’ll always go back to.
On Tuesday, at Nickel City in Austin, TX, 22 of Texas’s best bartenders competed in Liquor.com’s 2018 Ultimate Bartender Championship sponsored by Monkey Shoulder Blended Malt Scotch Whisky. The competition went five rounds, testing the skills that pay the bills with the grand champion headed to the Athens Bar Show in Greece.
It must be that sweet, sweet hill country water, because distilleries both big and small, in Austin are putting out some of the best spirits in the country. There’s nearly a dozen distilleries in Austin and surrounding areas, with more always popping up. Some of these local made Austin spirits have taprooms, and some don’t. Either way, I thought it’d be fun to create a guide for you featuring the best distilleries in Austin. So check out these easy, but in-depth guide to spirits and distilleries in Hill Country. There’s a little something for everyone, so drink up, Austin!
Cider is one of the best gluten-free options for those who appreciate craft beverages. Lucky for them (and everyone else!), Austin is blooming with cider right now. So here’s my updated guide to all things Austin cider.
It’s that time of year! Girl Scout Cookie season is upon us and it’s time to stock up and munch out. Of course, a holiday like this deserves a craft beer celebration. Girl Scout Cookie and beer pairings are a delicious spin on the popular treat. Here’s how to pair your favorite Girl Scout Cookies with craft beer. Plus, my local Austin beer and Girl Scout Cookie pairing picks.
The San Antonio Cocktail Conference is a 5-day long celebration of cocktails. With the top experts and bartenders around the country hosting educational seminars, crafting incredible cocktails, and finishing it off with some of the best parties you’ll ever attend. Here’s what to you need to know about the San Antonio Cocktail Conference, plus the 3 big trends I’m predicting for 2018!
Looking for the perfect holiday wine gifts for the wino in your life? Here are 7 fabulous holiday gifts for the wine lover in your life.
Looking for the perfect holiday gifts for the cocktail lover in your life? Here are the gifts you’ll find at the top of their wishlist.
Summer is just beginning to wind down here in Austin, I think… Either way, if you’re like me, you might be sad that ice cream season is also coming to an end. Well, fear not! I’ve got 5 beer float combinations that use all of
There is no shortage of fun and unique craft beer experiences popping up in Austin. And that’s something you’ll never hear me complaining about! Craft beer, I believe, is one of the few things in this world that enhances every experience and every moment. You