An easy way to add versatility to your home bar is to switch out sweeteners. Cocktails operate on a straightforward ratio of ingredients. Just as base spirits can be changed, so too can sweetening agents.
Consumers are turning to proof-less beverages more than ever for a wide variety of reasons. They’re finding plenty of options to wet their whistles.
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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.