Cocktails

WhistlePig Old World x Flaviar Chef’s Blend 2019 Review - Bevvy

WhistlePig Old World x Flaviar Chef’s Blend 2019 Review - Bevvy

Flaviar, the membership-based spirits club, has just launched its very own version of WhistlePig’s “Old World” 12 year-old rye. Like the standard Old World, it’s a rye whiskeythat’s been cask-finished in a variety of European wine barrels. But where the typical Old World is constituted of 7% port-finished rye, 30% French Sauternes, and 63% Madeira, the Flaviar blend stands out at 20% port, 10% French Sauternes, 40% Madeira, and—in a fresh twist—30% sherry.

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Brothership Blended Whiskey Review - Bevvy

Brothership Blended Whiskey Review - Bevvy

In case you thought the market for blended whiskeys with clipper ships on the label had been entirely cornered by Cutty Sark, think again. Brothership Blended Whiskey is a self described “Irish-American” whiskey from Ireland’s Connacht Whiskey Company created by blending a 10-year-old Irish malt whiskey with a 10-year-old American whiskey (both sourced). The whiskeys are blended and bottled at Philadelphia’s New Liberty Distillery, making this spirit a cross-Atlantic partnership in more ways than one.

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Kleos Brings The Nectar of Greece to Boston - Boston Common Magazine

Kleos Brings The Nectar of Greece to Boston - Boston Common Magazine

Sitting at a seaside restaurant on the island of Mykonos, Effie Panagopoulos was struck with inspiration. “Everyone around me was doing shots of Mastiha. That was my eureka moment,” she says. Ten years later, the entrepreneur—the first Greek woman to launch her own spirit brand—can boast the hot spots where her premium Mastiha liqueur, Kleos (drinkkleos.com), is poured: The Hawthorne in Kenmore Square and backbar in Union Square, among others.



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What Is Mediterranean Gin? - Bevvy

What Is Mediterranean Gin? - Bevvy

Since before Latin-speakers christened it “The Middle of the Earth,” the Mediterranean has had an outsized influence on the world stage. From the alphabet (thanks Phoenicians!) to reason (thanks Greeks!), it’s hard to pass a single day without recognizing our debt to that big ol’ lake between Europe and Africa.

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