Tag Archives: Mixology

Q&A With Amanda Schuster, Whiskey Writer

Amanda Schuster

By Kurt Maitland Amanda Schuster is the Senior Editor in Chief of The Alcohol Professor, author of the book New York Cocktails, a freelance writer and booze-industry social media manager, and has a wealth of knowledge in the spirits field. She is a certified sommelier and former retail spirits and wine buyer for Astor Wine & Spirits, all of which makes ...

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Whiskey Time And Tales Of The Cocktail

Why A Cocktail Convention Might Also Be The Best Whiskey Festival By Kurt Maitland You might have seen them. They work or dabble in booze and disappeared for a few days in late July only to come back a few days later, easing back into their normal routines and looking just a bit worse for wear. What were they returning ...

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Chef Ouita And Woodford Reserve Unite With Kentucky Birthday Cocktails

Cocktail

Garden & Gun, Ouita Michel and Woodford Reserve Mark Kentucky’s 225th Birthday By Richard Thomas If you are in the Bluegrass and ask around about local celebrity chefs, odds are pretty good that the first name to come up will be Ouita Michel, often referred to in these parts simply as “Chef Ouita.” Starting in 2000 with the Holly Hill ...

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The Irish Mule

Irish Mule

By Father John Rayls I will drink most anything once, but prefer good whiskey (and make it neat!). Insofar as cocktails go, I am only interested in two, and only one is based on whiskey: margaritas and Irish Mules, and I prefer to make my own. Living in South Texas, as I do, guarantees an argument on how to make ...

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