UNFILTERED Archives: Spirits

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...

The Ever-Expanding World of Skurnik Spirits

The Ever-Expanding World of Skurnik Spirits
The Skurnik Spirits Portfolio Grows in Breadth and Cocktailing Possibilities! The Skurnik Spirits portfolio has experienced unprecedented growth over the last few years. With each new producer and expression, we endeavor to explore terroir, tradition, and the ways in which...

The Fall Spirits Showcase on Skurnik’s 9th Floor

The Fall Spirits Showcase on Skurnik’s 9th Floor
Earlier this month we hosted a celebration of all things brown and boozy in a time and space tailor-made for such an occasion: Fall in New York on Skurnik’s very own 9th Floor. This walk-around tasting featured every seasonally-suitable spirit...

Pairing Candy with Cocktails: Spooky Edition!

Pairing Candy with Cocktails: Spooky Edition!
This Halloween, why not blow your inner 12-year-old’s mind by dovetailing the holiday’s most nostalgic candy flavors with complementary or contrasting spirits? These compelling flavor combinations can add dimension to classic cocktails and candies alike. And who doesn’t like to...

Margarita Recipes: 101 

Margarita Recipes: 101 
Team Spirits lays out the building blocks for executing everyone’s favorite agave sour.  Though most can agree that a Margarita is delicious, passionate opinions arise when discussing how best to make one. Ostensibly a straightforward cocktail composed of tequila, citrus,...

Reel Cocktails: Academy Award Snubs

Reel Cocktails: Academy Award Snubs
With the 93rd Edition of the Academy Awards airing this Sunday, Team Spirits takes a look at a few famous snubs from years past while awarding them our own brand of accolade— the perfect cocktail pairing. This coming Sunday, the...