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Poitín: An Irish Spirit You May Not Know

Cocktail 101 Michael Dietsch 5 comments

Last week, we discussed the world of Irish whiskey. Today, before we hop on Aer Lingus and fly back to the States, though, we'll take a quick look at another Irish spirit: poitín. More

Cocktails and Spirits with Paul Clarke: Moonshine in the Modern World

Paul Clarke 9 comments

A big part of being an adventurous eater is the experience of DIY--of starting with basic ingredients and utilizing heat, time, a deft hand and a little salt to come up with culinary brilliance. (At least, that's the way it's supposed to work.) As it goes with food, so it goes with drink. More

DIY Distilling Steps Into the Limelight

Paul Clarke 3 comments

Moonshine today runs the gamut. There are still plenty of hidden stills in the woods and cabins of Appalachia (and the garages and cheap rental houses everywhere else) that churn out harsh and sometimes dangerous stuff; but there are also those who are determined to distill a quality liquor, whether out of entrepreneurial spirit or culinary perfectionism. More

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