Last week, NYS Restaurant Association and NYC Hospitality Group hosted “A Taste of New York” at Time Warner Center’s Landmarc restaurant.
The craft distilling movement has yielded a bumper crop of spirits that hearken back to old traditions while pushing the boundaries of creativity.
This upstate whiskey captures the spirit of New York’s most fertile region.
Hillrock Estate Distillery ushers in a new era of grow-it-yourself.
You won’t find wormwood in this American take on the forgotten classic.
… but I’m especially obsessed with their “baby bourbon,” so my mouth started watering when owner Ralph Erenzo mentioned that he was aging maple syrup in his old bourbon barrels.
Digging up a century-old libation.
From bitters builders, a bar.
How New Yorkers stayed “wet” throughout Prohibition.
An American-born Scotch maker brings back the blend.
Message in a Bottle. Rick Smith and Hiroko Furukawa stock 150 bottles at their Ninth Street store—the only sake specialty shop on the East Coast.
This upstate, orchard-based distillery spins homegrown fruit into luscious liquor.