2024-05-23 11:25 PM

Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Dowd on Drinks: A Shaker Full Of Legalities

I can just picture the scene. A concerned parent is out strolling through the park with his/her offspring(s) when, suddenly, a wild-eyed pervert leaps out of the bushes and starts mixing a cocktail right in front of them.

Dowd On Drinks: World Whiskies Awards Are Out

More than 200 whiskies were considered for this year’s edition of the World Whiskies Awards, sponsored by Whisky Magazine, the U.K. publication that sets the pace for the international whisky coverage.

Dowd on Drinks: Vodka Flood Making Waves

The vodka flood shows no signs of abating. Literally every week, someone announces a new vodka either in the development stage or on its way to market. Last year alone, 60 brands of vodka were introduced, according to Adams Beverage Group, which tracks industry activity.

Dowd on Drinks: Vodka Flood Making Waves

The vodka flood shows no signs of abating. Literally every week, someone announces a new vodka either in the development stage or on its way to market. Last year alone, 60 brands of vodka were introduced, according to Adams Beverage Group, which tracks industry activity.

Down on Drinks: Costa Rican Treat Elusive

A reader e-mailed me for help in locating guaro, a sugar cane-based liquor from Costa Rica. "I saw a posting you made regarding … guaro. After trying it in Costa Rica, I have been trying to locate it here. I live in Florida, but travel to California frequently. Please let me know if there is […]