Bourbon Apple Cider Cocktails

If you happen to have bought some bourbon to make cheesecake, then I have just the way to use it up. This cocktail is perfect for fall, but it has a spicy zap that will keep you warm in winter too. To make it, fill 4 glasses and a cocktail shaker with ice. To the shaker, add 6 ounces of bourbon, 1 cup of apple cider, 4 teaspoons of lemon juice, and 2 teaspoons of maple syrup. Shake the ingredients … Continue reading

Make Gin, Drink Gin

A new distillery opened in DC recently, and it’s the only one you’ll find here. It is located a few blocks away from the new Union Market on an industrial and nearly barren street. The door is unmarked except for a wooden plank stenciled with the address, a minimalist-chic overhead light, and a doorbell marked “Ring Bell For Gin.” After ringing that bell and being ushered inside, my food adventure-seeking friends and I got a tour of New Columbia Distillers. … Continue reading

Get Artisnal: Strawberry-Infused Vodka

Infusing liquor is fun in more ways than one. It is so easy to do, and I like watching the crystal clear liquid slowly take on a vibrant hue. Strawberry-infused vodka is my favorite because it infuses pretty quickly, it is delicious on its own or mixed into cocktails, and everyone likes it! Now is not the time to let your imagination fail you- you can infuse just about anything! To make a strawberry infusion, pour your favorite vodka into … Continue reading