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  • Your Frontier Field Guide to American Whiskey
    October 15, 2018 Patrick Smith

    Your Frontier Field Guide to American Whiskey

    We talk to people all the time who know they like American whiskey, but maybe don’t know exactly where to start. Sometimes they’ll know a few bottles they’ve tried and liked, sometimes they aren’t sure it’s Bourbon or Rye or a Single Malt they go for, and sometimes they just aren’t quite sure what whiskey is at all. That’s what we’re here for!

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  • "Go West, Young Dram!" - Our Favorite Whiskies West of the Mississippi
    September 28, 2018 Mish Sukharev

    "Go West, Young Dram!" - Our Favorite Whiskies West of the Mississippi

    There is a persistent myth that has grown rampant in the world - that great bourbon and rye, the great treasures of the imbiber's New World, can only be made and barreled in a small fraction of the land of "amber waves of grain." But just like The Star Sprangled Banner, bourbon and rye, and all the wonderful in-betweens of American Whiskey, belong to no man, state or county. Learn more about our favorite Whiskies of the West.

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  • Spritzes & Fizzes & Highballs, Oh, My!
    June 13, 2018 Patrick Smith

    Spritzes & Fizzes & Highballs, Oh, My!

    While a stiff drink never goes out of style, in the summer heat it’s hard to beat something refreshing, something bubbly enough to tickle your tongue as well as it tickles your fancy. Enter our three summertime players: the Spritz, the Fizz, and the Highball. 
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  • Our Favorite Barrel Finished Sippers
    April 25, 2018 Mish Sukharev

    Our Favorite Barrel Finished Sippers

    So what do we mean, "barrel finished" spirits? After all, don't most spirits spend at least some time in a barrel? What we specifically mean by the term is that the spirit has spent at least some time in a barrel that had previously held an unrelated spirit or wine. In this article we introduce just a few of our favorites sorted by "barrel finish" type. Explore, mix, enjoy!

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  • Awakening To Irish Coffee
    March 6, 2018 Mish Sukharev

    Awakening To Irish Coffee

    The Irish Coffee seems like the kind of drink that simply exists by default, never having been invented by anyone. But this legendary drink has its own continent hopping biography and family tree that lands us in our very own backyard of San Francisco.
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  • January 22, 2018 Mish Sukharev

    Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wyoming [Whiskey] But Were Too Afraid to Ask

    The Meads, the family behind Wyoming Whiskey, have their roots deep in Wyoming and decided to make a line up of whiskeys that honor the diverse resources of their home. The distillery in Big Horn Basin (did you know that Big Horn was one of the names considered for the territory before Wyoming became a state? Also: Sweetwater, Lincoln, Yellowstone, and Cheyenne) works only with local ingredients - non-GMO grains from Rageth Farms and water from the Madison Formation, a limestone aquifer a mile below ground. We’re excited for a visit from these Wyomingites and to taste these three lovely bottles (like the three horns of the mighty triceratops - Wyoming’s state dinosaur!)
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  • January 22, 2018 Meredith Lantz

    Apple's Newest Release: Picking the fairest of them all

    Apple x Bitters + Bottles, sounds like a limited edition iPhone, but it's better. It is just as buzz-worthy, intoxicating, also comes wrapped in glass, and shows you have just as much taste.  
    Make the call, and pick one of our curated Apple products today!  They get picked off a line of trees, no need to wait in line for a spending spree.
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