Dr. Stravinsky – Barcelona, Spain

The Takeaway: The bartenders take the mainstage at this pharmacy-themed cocktail bar. Bottles of homemade tinctures and infusions line the walls, as the apron-donning bartenders zig-zag between a hybrid speed-pour/measuring approach and throw cocktails at long distances. We found the …

Review #64: BenRiach 21 Temporis Peated

BenRiach, besides being a fun name to say, turns out some underrated excellent whiskies. They’re known mostly for their experimental approach to cask types. Most of their line-up has focused on unpeated offerings.

Our local Glendronach/BenRiach representative (Rory Glasgow) turned …

El Paradiso – Barcelona, Spain

The Takeaway: Made for the ‘gram (how the young whippersnappers say “instagram”). Thumping music, glowing cocktail menu, and an enthusiastic set of young bartenders.


“Thank you!” yells an American while he enthusiastically pumps the hands of the bartenders across the …

Redshift Cocktail

One high risk maneuver is clicking around on liquor.com for cocktail recipes and making whatever you land upon. There are some gems on there and there are the… not so great ones.

But when I came across a cocktail named …

Sharingan Cocktail

Was thinking the other day: what’s the point in having so many awesome amari if I don’t make more drinks with them! Good point, good point. Amaro Meletti is balanced, caramel, honey and sweet with a complicated back palate that …

New Best Friend

We decided to start with the Old Pal as a template and started by subbing a blend of Laphroaig and Glen Moray in for Rye whiskey. We found that the Campari dominated the concoction, so we went back to the drawing board.