The Spirit is a free, thrice-weekly email for cocktail lovers and spirit enthusiasts. Created by the Snooth team, The Spirit will bring world-class cocktail recipes straight to your inbox, along with stories and techniques from behind the bar.
As seen in the recent What's Cookin' article, we're honoring all things spring break this week at Snooth, just in time for this beautiful weather we've been granted on the East Coast.
To accompany all of those perfect beach meals, we've put together our top five vacation-style cocktails and just... Read more
Around this time of year, I find myself gravitating toward a certain variety of spirits, mainly the clear ones. Gins, vodkas, and rums really call to me in this warm weather, begging me to mix up ice-cold pitchers of gin and tonics, Moscow mules, and daiquiris. Not surprisingly, those all look... Read more
Iced tea is the ultimate summertime beverage for me. Not only is it incredibly versatile, enjoyable sweetened or non-sweetened, it is beyond refreshing in the doggiest days of summer. However, the real beauty of this crisp and bright drink lies mostly in its ability to take on other flavors and mix... Read more
Last year we brought you a two-part series on how to update your home bar, with part one concerning spirits and part two hitting on the topic of important tools and gadgets that you need to make your home bar a fully functioning one. This year, we gave you whole new set of spirits to stock your bar... Read more
Some of my favorite childhood memories are food- and drink-related, which I suppose explains a lot about how I ended up in this industry. Summers spent by the beach eating freshly caught Maryland blue crabs and sipping on sweet tea, weekends visiting family in Boston and eating my favorite lobster... Read more
The Derby. The mint julep. My resounding love for Hot Browns. All of these things and many, many more were birthed in the state of Kentucky, including some of the most sought-after brown spirits on the market today. Bourbon, in its many different forms and figures, is a liquor that originated in... Read more
The first time I saw a caipirinha (pronounced Kai-Pee-Reen-Ya) on a cocktail menu, I assumed it was a typo. Not only had I never seen a caipirinha at a bar, I’d certainly never heard of the base spirit that makes it so exceptional, cachaça. A big advocate of trying new things, I jumped at the... Read more
If you’re reading the headline of this article and suddenly becoming overwhelmed with feelings of surprise and slap-yourself-on-the-forehead forgetfulness, do not fear! Mother’s Day is not until May 12, so you have a few days left to pick out the prettiest flowers and prepare to show your mom just... Read more