Glass With A Twist

Glass With A Twist

  1. Helpful Tips for Making Green Beer This St. Patty's Day

    For St. Patrick's Day, a round of green beers is a must for almost all of us. While making green beer may seem like an easy thing to do, there are a few tips that can help limit any mess and get the right shade of shamrock green you are looking for: Use liquid food coloring, not gel food coloring. Gel food coloring does not...
  2. Grand Marnier, Cognac, and more

    Today we’re taking a closer look at some lesser known alcoholic beverages and the history behind them. Chartreuse A liqueur produced by French monks is Chartreuse. First developed in 1605 by the Carthusian Order, the secret recipe is thought to contain 135 natural herbs and other ingredients. During the French Revolution the monks were evicted and banned from making their...
  3. Where Does Sherry Come From

    Over the past month, we’ve taken a closer look at the origins of some of the world’s most popular liquors and just about anything else you will find at a bar. Today, we’re taking a closer look at Sherry and Port, read on to find out more. Sherry The first Sherries came from the Jerez town and area of Spain...
  4. Where Vodka and Rum Comes From

    We're rounding out this week's series of posts on where some of the world's most famous liquors came from and how they're made by taking a closer look at Rum and Vodka.     Rum Rum has its roots in the West Indies and was first mentioned in records from Barbados around 1650. It originally was known as 'rumbullion' but...
  5. How Other Liquors are Produced

    For the last several days we've spent time talking about what was once referred to as aqua vitae, or water of life, whiskey as we know it today. Now we're going to dive into the facts of some other liquors you may know well, but do you know how exactly they're made and what differentiates them from each other? Brandy...
  6. Whiskey's History

    This week we are continuing to explore the world of alcohol and spirits by taking a closer look at that age-old, world renowned drink known as whiskey. Today we’ll break down the three different types of whiskey. Blended Whiskey This type of whiskey is probably the most widely known since it is generally what is used for mixed drinks and...
  7. A Brief History of Whiskey

     This is the time of year when cool evenings call for cozying up with a good book and a warm glass of whiskey in your personalized whiskey glasses. Let's spend a little time today talking about where that whiskey came from and how it's made. Brief History of Whiskey Originally whiskey was very different to the refined spirits we have...
  8. The Coopers' Craft

    A Cooper, or Coopersmith, is a person in the trade that produces the wooden barrels in which spirits (and also wine) are matured. Their trade is an ancient one and involves selecting the right timbers, cutting them into the 'staves' and bending them to give the barrel shape. The barrel is completed with the two ends and the steel bands...
  9. Origin of the Cocktail

    The Origin of the Cocktail The earliest reference to a "Cock tail" as a drink based on spirits with other spirits and/or other additives goes back to an early American magazine called "The Balance" published in May of 1806. The word possibly owes its origin to the French word coquetel - being a mixed drink of the time from Bordeaux...
  10. Home Brewing : The Importance of Yeast

    Wrapping up our Q & A series on home brewing we answer Jake from Chicago’s question. Jake asks: Q: What’s the deal with yeast? Yeast collects together after active fermentation to form clumps of yeast called flocs. Flocculation refers to how well the yeast settles out. A yeast with medium or high flocculation will settle out more than one with...

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