UNFILTERED Archives: Spirits

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...

Skurnik Spirits 101: The Magic of Modifiers

Skurnik Spirits 101: The Magic of Modifiers
Sugar doesn’t have to be a dirty word in the world of cocktailing when you’re using well-made ingredients in proper proportion, and Skurnik represents a veritable rainbow of gorgeous liqueurs, aperitifs, digestifs, and fortified wines that can add intrigue to...

Skurnik Spirits 101: This Whiskey Is Made for Mixin’

Skurnik Spirits 101: This Whiskey Is Made for Mixin’
Over the past decade we have seen the production and distribution of whiskies from all over the world expand in quality, quantity, and provenance. From the craft producer to the contract distiller to the independent bottler, the category seems limitless...

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...