News Archives: Spirits

Nog, Punch & Glögg: Helpful Holiday Tipples

Nog, Punch & Glögg: Helpful Holiday Tipples 2

‘Tis the season for entertaining! Holiday parties, soirees with friends, family traditions; essentially any excuse to get together out of the cold and warm up with drinks and celebration. All these parties and events — while fun – do have their own unique stress: what should a guest bring or a host serve? At Skurnik, … Read More

Boilermakers: Part II

Boilermakers: Part II 3

Fall is officially almost over; we’re heading into winter. Hopefully you found time to drive north and peep the foliage, but as the leaves begin to drop and cold rolls in, the chill seems to demand a stiff drink. While there are plenty of cocktails to enjoy as the weather cools, something about this time … Read More

The Art of Independent Bottling: Single Cask Nation

The Art of Independent Bottling: Single Cask Nation 4

As the craft cocktail renaissance marches forward, educated drinkers and bartenders continue their intrepid pursuit of new and interesting products. Categories of spirits never before taken advantage of continue to make their debuts in the United States, and here at home, small producers and distillers drive an enthusiasm for locally crafted brands. Perhaps it is … Read More

Low ABV Libations: Proof is in the Cocktail


Have you ever found yourself at a hip new restaurant, perusing the cocktail menu, but confounded by a list that doesn’t seem to include any spirits? What’s a drink made with Americano, vermouth, lime and sour beer? Only the lime juice seems familiar. You may be in a restaurant which only uses a beer/wine license … Read More