My go-to whiskey cocktail. The perfect combination of smokey, sweet and bitter that will garner a nod from your local barkeep.
Looking for a twist on a classic Margarita recipe? Try this one on for size, it has the perfect balance of smokey flavors from the Tequila and Mezcal along with the sugar and spice from Cocktail Crate’s Spiced Old Fashioned mix, Ancho Reyes Ancho Chile liqueur, pineapple juice and red chili pepper. Its perfect for laying out by the pool or in a tumbler soaking up the rays at the beach.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, if you’ve been anywhere near Charleston, you’ve heard of Home Team BBQ. I recently met with owner, Aaron Siegel to discuss their new Downtown location, new menu items, and a revamped cocktail menu by Beverage Director Adam Rothstein. I’ll be sharing each in a 3-part series.
This is the first of a series of blogs in which my pal Steve and I will review the food and the architecture of the Holy City’s Hottest Restaurants.
I’ve made a ton of cocktails over the past few years, but if I were to label one a Holy City Handcraft ‘Signature’ cocktail, this particular one may have come closest. Check out my collaboration with Striped Pig Distillery and Charleston Food Writer (Candy Herriott) as I create one of the best cocktails I’ve ever made (if I do say so myself) — recipe after the jump!
Check out CHSFoodWriter’s new series “The People Behind the Handles” (#TPBTH). This particular article features ME! Find out who Miguel of Holy City Handcraft really is. There may be an embarrassing tidbit or two in there… eek!
After the private tasting at the the William Aiken House for the Charleston Wine + Food Festival Opening Night, I was able to catch up with Doug Kragel, the North American Whiskey Ambassador for Blade and Bow. I had the opportunity to ask him a couple questions about the legacy behind Stitzel-Weller, the uniqueness of Blade and Bow and the future of the bourbon industry, read on below!
Check out my recap of a private tasting of Blade and Bow Whiskey at Charleston Food + Wine Festival held at Charleston’s historic William Aiken House!