News Archives: Spirits

Boilermakers: Part I

Boilermakers: Part I 5

Time to get real. Here at Skurnik Wines & Spirits, we may well be among the geekiest booze nerds around, sure – but sometimes, let’s face it, all we really want is a shot and a beer. Admitting that, however, we are also forced to admit – we can even get creative with that particularly … Read More

April Showers: Our Favorite Floral Cocktails

April Showers: Our Favorite Floral Cocktails

We love flowers! Not just looking at, smelling, arranging, planting, stroking (just to see if they are real!), but we also love drinking them. Nothing delights us more than sitting at our favorite bar with a cocktail covered in flowers. The intense colors contrast beautifully with the typically muted pastels of the liquid inside the … Read More

Farm to Bottle: An Interview with Neversink Spirits

Farm to Bottle: An Interview with Neversink Spirits 2

Featured Image: Yoni Rabino, left, and Noah Braunstein, owners of Neversink Spirits. The young distilling duo behind Neversink Spirits, Noah Braunstein and Yoni Rabino, sat down with Skunik Spirits and answered some questions about the history of their inspiration, progress, and pitfalls. Based in Port Chester New York, they let us gain some insight into … Read More

THE DNA OF CARIBBEAN R(H)UM

THE DNA OF CARIBBEAN R(H)UM 1

Rum is as ancient as distillation itself. Most historians agree that, when humans first learned to refine fermented alcohol into a distilled spirit, the first booze we made was from the juice of sugarcane. It makes sense. No natural sugar is so easily fermented as, well, sugar itself. When Alexander the Great came to the … Read More