Plus maritime toys in Newport News, kudos for Richmond and Patton Oswalt heads to Virginia Beach.
Brandy is a catchall term for distilled spirits made from wine or fermented fruit juice, most of which derive their warm tones through the aging process. Outside the aging barrel, however, there is a wide world of unaged brandies, each with its own expressive profile, and many that are crystal clear.
Founded in Lovingston in 2011, Virginia Distillery Co. released its first batch of port-finished whisky in November 2015.
Terrapin Restaurant was the scene of our latest Distinction Bar School, held Sept. 8 in Virginia Beach.
by Josh Seaburg It’s a good time for cocktails in our state’s capital. Although Richmond has a rich drinking history dating back more than two centuries, over the past few years there’s been an explosion of quality quaffs in the city. As a result, there’s a daunting number of places to get a delicious drink. […]
Historically, the origins of your favorite cocktails lie in punch. Today, punch is seeing its popularity return. The appeal for bars and home consumers is similar: You can do the prep work ahead of time and serve delicious drinks en masse. There are infinite variations, but a basic formula can be explained with this mnemonic aid: “One of sour, two of sweet, three of strong, four of weak.”