Raise your glass to the bourbon renaissance !
Made in America and aged in charred new American oak barrels, bourbon is the quintessential US spirit—but the best part is mixing it up into tasty drinks. Here are the best of the best. We offer timeless classics and forgotten gems, such as the Old Fashioned and the Boulevardier, as well as cutting-edge craft concoctions, including the Brown Derby and Shark Eye. We also serve up a short history of bourbon, tips for making delicious infusions and syrups, sidebars chronicling bourbon’s influence on American culture, short profiles of the country’s best bourbon-focused bars, and a calendar of bourbon festivals and events—everything a bourbon lover could want
A spirited collection of 100 recipes that celebrate Cuba’s rich history and culture. It features timeless classics, such as the Cuba Libre, El Floridita Daiquirí, and Mojito; a bevy of punch recipes to share with friends and family; new takes on familiar favorites, such as the Isla Tea, Por Avion, and Rum Old Fashioned; and modern craft concoctions, including the Havana Harbor Special, Imperial Fizz, and One Hundred Fires.
IT ALL STARTED ...
On E7th Street in the East Village. We met shortly after moving to New York. It was in that special corner of Manhattan that we became friends and discovered our mutual passion - cocktail and spirits culture.
Alla Lapushchik assisted with the opening of the Bourgeois Pig while studying at New York University before moving help with the openings of Mayahuel, Death & Co., Desnuda Cevicheria, Ceinfuegos and 124 Rabbit Club. In 2010, she opened her own place, Post Office, an American whiskey focused bar. In 2013, she opened OTB, which focuses on cocktails, craft spirits and comfort food.
She has been featured in Imbibe, New York Times, The Little Pink Cocktail Book, Punch, Village Voice, among others. She was also named one of Time Out New York “Brooklyn’s New Order.”
Jane Danger began her bartending career at CBGB's, a punk rock music club on the Bowery.
Taking a full 180 turn, she began cocktail waitressing at the new Death and Company in 2006. This sparked her interest in the finer drinks in life.
From there she went on to work the bar at Please Don't Tell, under the guidance of Jim Meehan and Little Branchunder Sasha Petraske. She then move to The NoMad working closely with Leo Robitschek, on classics and original drinks.
Her work can be found in The New York Times, Time Out New York, The Village Voice, New Yorker, Food and Wine, Imbibe, Vogue, Details, Self. Bloomberg.
Cuban Cocktails, The Nomad Cocktail Book,The Please Don't Tell Cocktail Guide, The Little Pink Cocktail Book, Cocktails For The Holidays, Mister Boston 75th Anniversary Edition.
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