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July 1, 2019

COPPER & KINGS AMERICAN BRANDY CO.

The Kentucky distiller has released two cordials: Destillaré Café and Destillaré Chocolat. Both liqueurs use an aged Copper & Kings American Brandy base, have no added artificial colors or flavors, are non-chill-filtered and are sweetened with honey. Café is made with certified fair-trade cold brew made from Arabica coffee beans...
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BASIL HAYDEN’S CARIBBEAN RESERVE RYE

This offering features a blend of 8-year-old Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey and 4-year-old Canadian Rye Whisky and is then finished with the addition of Black Strap Rum. The whiskeys bring exhibit layers of flavor, including distinct spice, toasted oak and vanilla, while the rum ties together sweet notes of brown...
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ENDANGERED COCKTAIL OF THE MONTH THE STONE FENCE

by PINK LADY The Fourth of July is one of the great drinking holidays of summer, and while it’s certainly fun to serve guests red, white, and blue-themed beverages, a drink with true Revolutionary Era roots is sure to intrigue the history buffs at your picnic. If their numbers are...
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BURGUNDY 2O16

by HARVEY FINKEL Seriously delicious. Short supply. Stable prices. These are the key phrases one took away from the early reviews of the 2016 vintage in Burgundy, now in distribution on our shores. Like an inverted phoenix, the splendor of the wines arose, not from fire, but from ice. We’ve...
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LEAN INTO SUMMER’S HEAT WITH BIGGER BEERS

by ANDY CROUCH A consumer’s beer fridge undergoes a number of seasonal changes throughout the year, transitioning from the lighter, crisper beers of summer into more full bodied offerings in the fall and through winter before returning full circle in the spring. As the seasons change, some beers can get...
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