Whether you only know how to make a few drinks or enjoy crafting adventurous cocktails, every man needs a sufficient home bar.
Just one year ago, an ordinary convenience store sat on East 11th Street, run-down, with only a limited selection of items for locals to pick through on their way home from work. That’s all changed now.
At the Kentucky Derby this weekend, there are only two certainties: thoroughbreds will run for the roses, and thousands standing on two feet will sip on bourbon smashed with mint. Jockeys and juleps are intrinsically linked in the culture of Churchill Downs.
In our constant search for what’s next in culture, we’ve often wondered what will become of the movement for well-made craft cocktails. It’s certainly been a trend to celebrate – bringing back classic recipes and methods, taking time to build and enjoy a drink constructed with premium ingredients.
In less than 20 years, historic, scenic, artsy, outdoorsy Asheville, North Carolina, has added another adjective to its tagline: sudsy. This town of fewer than 85,000 boasts an impressive 11 breweries, or one brewery for every 7,700 citizens.