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Our First Whiskey Club Bottle Is...
April 25, 2019 Mish Sukharev

Our First Whiskey Club Bottle Is...

And the very first B&B Whiskey Club item is… Wright & Brown Cask Strength Single Barrel 3 Year Rye Whiskey! It’s no secret we’ve been huge fans of this Oakland distillery from their very first rye whiskey release. The Cask Strength bottling ups the ante by delivering rich and intense undiluted flavor and character. 


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  • January 17, 2018 Denni Harp

    El Toro de Toronja - Mezcal Cocktail Recipe

    Hi all!  Denni here!  When I am not flexing my biceps at the warehouse (I run the shipping for Bitters and Bottles), I like to flex my creative muscles behind the bar.

    I usually start thinking about the night's drink just as I'm packing my lunch in the morning.  What leftovers are in the fridge, and what do I have on hand that can be incorporated into this evening's cocktail?

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  • What else to do with Dry Vermouth - Cocktail Recipes
    January 17, 2018 CJ Best

    What else to do with Dry Vermouth - Cocktail Recipes

    Dry Vermouth is great in a martini, and good on ice or with fizzy, but then what?

    The dry vermouth cocktail options aren't limited to clear spirits.  A great classic dark spirit cocktail to modify is a Manhattan - the warm whiskey notes still shine through, but the lovely botanical notes inherent to dry vermouth give the cocktail a fresh twist.

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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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  • Tiki in the Tea-tons
    January 17, 2018 Joe Barwin

    Tiki in the Tea-tons

    A very fun way to mix cocktails from scratch, and also to dress, is to start from the end, and work your way backwards. For example, my sartorial character today is nouveau poor aristocrat who has fallen from wealth but not from grace.   Or my cocktail inspiration tonight, is an imaginary drink at the Sundance Film Festival Tonga Room pop-up.
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  • January 17, 2018 Joe Barwin

    Ready-Made Can

    Craft has been a driving force in the beer and cocktail world for years now, and we’re beyond tickled to see the convenience of pop top finally meet up with well-made mixed drinks. To be clear, there have been flavored malt-beverage “cocktails” à la Lime-A-Rita, and toothache sweet whiskey & cola in-a-can options, nothing resembling what you’d mix up from scratch though. Now that we’ve got four tasty, all naturally made, portable, and easy drinking options to choose from, we’re calling this as an emerging trend we’re fully in the tank for… (as if there was any question!)
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  • Lost Spirits Abomination Whiskey
    January 17, 2018 Joe Barwin

    Lost Spirits Abomination Whiskey

    Mad scientist Bryan Davis is back!  He's built himself a new distillery & laboratory in LA, and is following up the re-release of his Navy Style Rum with two new Abomination whiskies. Inspired by 'The Island of Dr. Moreau', both heavily peated whiskies are created using identical methods, with ‘The Sayers of the Law’ made with charred American Oak, and ‘The Crying of the Puma’ with toasted American oak.
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  • January 17, 2018 Joe Barwin

    Venus Spirits’ El Ladron: 3 Bottles & 6 Cocktails

    Venus Spirits has been making organic spirits since 2014, including gin, whiskey, and their funkily categorized El Ladron ‘Blue Agave Spirit’. Made with blue agave from the Highlands of Mexico, it’s not technically tequila since it’s distilled in Santa Cruz. While it loses a label, what it gains is Venus’ hand-pounded copper Alembic still.
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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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