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  • January 19, 2018 Meredith Lantz

    Rosé? No Way. 5 beautiful bottles to gift the dinner party host

     The intoxicating chorus of Rosé's pop and clink will always be a warm weather hit single, but we're hoping this summer's anthem is more about these literally red, haute, alt-rocking bottles.  Each pick will incite refrains of oohs and ahhs when you present this as your dinner party host gift, but they're so easy to drink, it won't be long before you're singing the chorus to Drunk in Love.
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  • G & T & (A) Blushing Cocktail Recipe
    January 17, 2018 Meredith Lantz

    G & T & (A) Blushing Cocktail Recipe

    While a gin and tonic is a difficult drink to improve, there are easy and worthwhile variations.  A splash of Aperol amplifies a G&T's botanical flavors, plus that final pour gives you a lovely bleed effect! Turns out, Aperol can do so much more that spritz, it can make your drink blush! 
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  • January 17, 2018 Meredith Lantz

    Cocktails at Home Make Cents

    International Women's Day celebrates economic, social, cultural and political achievements of women.

    We're toasting the economic good choices women make every day, like stocking the home bar to make tasty, affordable cocktails ourselves.  We can make a cocktail equally as good, and most the time better, for a fraction of the cost (but in the good way).  

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  • January 17, 2018 Meredith Lantz

    Up Your Syrup Game - Bar Staples

    Syrups are a key ingredient in many cocktails, helping to smooth out the base spirit and balance sour citrus juice.

    It’s easy to make simple syrup at home with equal parts sugar and water (or 2-to-1 for a rich syrup), just simmer over a low flame to combine.

    Flavored syrups add extra oomph and wow factor to your cocktails. But the most common brands are made with high fructose corn syrup and artificial flavoring.

    Look for labels with sugar or cane sugar as the sweetener for a higher quality option.

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  • January 17, 2018 Meredith Lantz

    BuzzFree #FakeBooze

    Even the Bitters + Bottles team, some of the most dedicated booze enthusiasts in all the land, balance out the cheer-filled holiday season with a few extra rounds of NO-ABV drinks come January.  In the interest of full disclosure, we've compiled a dossier of some of our very favorite buzz-free beverage enhancers.
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