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Spirited Resolutions: What We’re Drinking in 2024

Spirited Resolutions: What We’re Drinking in 2024
In the magically liminal last week of December, when anything seems possible just a few calendar squares from now, Skurnik Spirits team members from the East, West, and South look to the coming year, and it seems that wishes for...

THE 2023 SKURNIK SPIRITS TOUR

THE 2023 SKURNIK SPIRITS TOUR
It’s the season to fall (even deeper) in love with the Skurnik Spirits Portfolio. This fall, Skurnik embarked on its most ambitious spirits showcase to date. We featured producers from across the globe and bottlings, both practical and precious, for...

Hey, Bartender, Where’s My Vermouth?

Hey, Bartender, Where’s My Vermouth?
This isn’t another romanticized, flowery piece about the greatness of the Martini and its cultural relevance, nor is it a deep dive into its murky history. This is a decidedly—perplexingly less popular—take, or rather a desperate plea to please put...

How to Have the Perfect Raclette Party

How to Have the Perfect Raclette Party
There’s no quicker way to distract the entire Skurnik office than with that pungent, aromatic smell of melting cheese; trust us, we confirmed it with a photoshoot at our NYC headquarters. Raclette, for the unindoctrinated, refers to the both the...

Spirited Resolutions: What We’re Drinking in 2023

Spirited Resolutions: What We’re Drinking in 2023
Forget the gym! Our Spirits Team is here to inspire resolutions for the New Year that you can actually stick to. As another year swiftly comes to a close, the Skurnik Spirits Team turns to thoughts of what comes after...

Just What is Pechuga?

Just What is Pechuga?
The reasons to drink pechuga during the holiday season are plentiful; beyond the literal, winking notion of enjoying your holiday turkey in alcohol form, pechuga is a style of mezcal widely associated with celebration, gatherings, festivities, and family. A BOTTLE...

Eaux-De-Vie Are Ghosts

Eaux-De-Vie Are Ghosts
Eaux-de-vie are ghosts. Hear us out. You stop at a roadside stand that’s selling pears. These aren’t the insipid grocery store fare you indifferently pass while running errands on your way home from work. These are the perfect pears that...

Tracing the “Roots” of the Red Bitter

Tracing the “Roots” of the Red Bitter
It’s no secret that the sub-category of ruby-hued, Italian aperitivi known as Red Bitters is adored by day-drinkers and bartenders alike. Though we may never know the exact recipes of many red bitters, our own appreciation and creativity may be...