St. George Spirits used to sell glassware -- and offer a complimentary taste of their spirits with a glass purchase. The reason? It's against the law for distillers to charge for tastings and sell bottles at their distilleries, like brewers and vintners can.
Although the Alcohol and Control Board r ... More >>
What: The Commonwealth Club's Distilled In SF: How To Drink Like A LocavoreWhere: The swank interiors of the San Francisco Office of The Commonwealth Club of America, 595 Market Street.When: Wednesday, March 28th. Check-in starts at 6:00pm, and the panel discussion kicks off at 6:30pm, with ... More >>
Marc Fiorito, GammaNine PhotographyThe bad news about Cocktail Week is that events are starting to sell out. The good news is twofold: tickets are still available for many, and more events are being added, so keep an eye out here for the latest.
Tickets still available
Bay Area Distillers P ... More >>
There is no other sense that can transport us as quickly as scent--a quick whiff of an old flame's trademark perfume, or the chalkboard smell of a classroom has the power to abruptly flood our brain with memories and feelings.
The smell of spirits can bring back the sickening feeling of col ... More >>
There have been a few constants in humanity's aspirations: finding out if we're all alone in the universe, immortality, and successfully getting meat to work in a cocktail. The latter is remarkably delicate work. Go too far in the meat direction and it can get gross (and yes, for vegans and vegeta ... More >>
mikl-em/FlickrJorg Rupf, left, and Lance Winters.Cocktails 101: St. George Spirits
Where: Ferry Building Marketplace, CUESA Dacor Teaching Kitchen, 1 Ferry Building (at Embarcadero)
When: Sat., March 5, 2-4 p.m.
The rundown: You might want to block out Saturday night for watchin ... More >>
nullalux/FlickrBuddha's hand infusing vodka at St. George sib Hangar One.Our favorite morsel from the blogs.
Grog blog: At the Bold Italic, Jon Korn belts a few with local distillers and brewski makers. Korn's is a short crawl, from Alameda's St. George Spirits to Distillery No. 209 on S.F.' ... More >>
Michael Recchiuti dreams up the Taste Project
"This has everything to do with stuff I'd like to do, but could never do on an industrial level," said chocolatier Michael Recchiuti as a panini fungi of shiitake chocolate malt ice cream on grilled brioche was served. Recchiuti had stayed up well into ... More >>