Impromptu stop by Empire State South reveals new cocktail creations

Empire State South has been on our cocktail radar for a while now. We’ve made it by once or twice for a quick drink, but have yet to venture a full-blown exploration of their cocktail menu. After two early evening events Wednesday, we spontaneously took a walk down to Peachtree and 10th and settled in …

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To The Bitter End

Bitters.  The name alone turns most people off, but when handled correctly this decidedly herbaceous liquor can create magic on the palate.  It can not only encompass bitter elements, but also can include a wide spectrum of spicy, sweet, sour, and so much more.  So, let’s get started on our journey to the bitter end. … Continue reading To The Bitter End

Unusual spirits and intriguing ingredients: Compass Box Orangerie

Compass Box Whiskymaker John Glaser intrigues me. He’s an artist, a progressive and innovative thinker, and a creative genius who has gained the respect of the whiskymakers of his generation. He founded the Compass Box Whisky Company in 2000 with the mission to “nurture the roots of tradition in order to grow the possibilities.” He … Continue reading Unusual spirits and intriguing ingredients: Compass Box Orangerie