Gin Secrets Revealed

No class of spirits is more intimidating to the uninitiated than gin: most know of gin and tonic, some are aware that martinis used to be made from gin, but gin is not commonly enjoyed by the casual drinker because they don't know what flavor potential awaits! Gin is a tough...

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Doc Herson's Natural Spirits

New York Craft Spirits sat down with Doc Herson and learned about making Absinthe the New York City way . . . Kevin “Doc” Herson is making absinthe in the spirit of Prohibition, he even started his operation undergound. This past April at 1920’s themed New York Craft Distiller’s Festival, Kevin...

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An Open Letter to my Loved Ones

I completely understand your concerns that I am “too into my drinking”; after all alcohol is widely considered a vice, and consumed regularly in large quantities is certainly bad for your health. As a former bartender, I certainly do not encourage anyone to imbibe in excess, ever. Getting too drunk...

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