What’s so special about Scotch? For one, it’s whisky spelled without the “e.” But that’s the tip of the tip of the very big iceberg. Fortunately, as varied as the world of Scotch whisky can be, and as intimidatingly unpronounceable as many distillery names seem, there are some unifying factors that underlie the whole grand thing. Getting technical: Scotch can be made with other grains, but it must contain malted barley. Malted barley is really the defining grain of Scotch, as
Cocktails For You spend over 9 months a year on the road constantly in search of new ideas, technologies & inspiration to share with all of you bartenders around the world. There is almost no parts of the world we haven't visited in our unending quest for knowledge. So when we were invited to spend the weekend at the Miami Rum Congress in the USA, a part of the world we haven't actually visited, we jumped at the chance to be involved with one of the worlds best cocktail capit
In recent years the shift has been made to low-abc & lighter style of cocktails worldwide. From more stronger shorter drinks that dominated cocktail menu's from 2000 - 2010 the shift is coming with a a trend towards better drinking & a global return to aperitif culture. One of the biggest drivers of this has been the global marketing of the Italian companies of differing vermouths & amaro that are currently having a moment in the global trend. Unless you're born in Italy it c
One of the worlds most renowned bartenders Salvatore "The Maestro" Calabrese has launched a new liqueur in collaboration with De Kuyper Royal Distillers dubbed "Acqua Bianca" today at The Donovan Bar in the Brown's Hotel in London, UK. Cocktails For You managed to get hold of the Maestro for an interview really trying to get the in's & out's of this new product as well as some of Salvatore's personal thoughts on the collaboration. The official press release starts with 'De Ku
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