Brad Crawford

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Go behind the scenes at this historic recording studio

Audiophile

The Rum Decade: Chronicling the Spirit's Explosive Growth

Our intrepid reporter look back on rum’s astounding success during the last ten years.<p>A dozen years ago there were two American craft distilleries …

Whiskey

World-first technology means you can see 360º views of Scotland without leaving your sofa

Perfect for the elderly, disabled or money-savers<p>Home to white, sandy beaches, enchanting castles and mystifying lochs, it’s unsurprising that …

Scotland

Here Are the Sipping Rums to Pop Open This Summer

Celebrating a special occasion? You may readily reach for a splurge-worthy bottle of whiskey, cognac or even aged tequila. But this summer, consider …

Whiskey

The Wine from This Vineyard is Unlike Any Other in Napa

Promontory leads Napa’s next generation of premium winemaking.<p>Until about 10 years ago, the vineyard now called Promontory was growing fruit that …

Wine & Spirits

Pan-Seared Strip Steak with Mustard Cream Sauce

Vermouth is used to deglaze the skillet the steak is cooked in, then enriched with cream to make an addictive pan sauce. A spoonful of Dijon mustard adds a subtle kick.

Review: Don Q Double Aged Rum Vermouth Cask Finish

Puerto Rico’s Don Q continues to show itself as one of the most innovative producers of rum in the business. Its latest is this almost bizarre …

Vermouth

This New Spicy Whiskey Makes Amazing Cocktails

Since this whiskey is already sweetened, it doesn’t work well in a classic Manhattan — the addition of sweet vermouth is just too much. But stir it …

More than a mixer: Vermouth gets a new following as old flavors are rediscovered

Vermouth on the rocks with some club soda and a twist is among the most popular libations.

Vermouth

1.5 Tequila Lounge

1.5 Tequila Lounge<p>Avenida Rafael Melgar at Calle 11 Sur, San Miguel de Cozumel, Mexico<p>Between the international pier and Punta Langosta, this …

Tequila

Vermouth finally gets its due

You wouldn’t have heard this 20 years ago, but Atlanta bartenders increasingly are shouting it out: Vermouth is the truth. Or, as Staplehouse bar …

Vermouth

20 essential fusion records that have never been more influential

Vinyl Records

Rare Scotch Whisky Series Brings Scottish Legends To Life

New whisky releases come and go. Limited editions, travel exclusives, bottles of varying ages and unique cask finishes; there are many wonderful expressions out there. Few, however, capture a story and tell it well. Even fewer manage to bring said story to life, making sure it’s not forgotten in …

Whiskey

How an extinct Trinidadian rum was reborn and gained a cult following

Vincent Van Gogh sold just one painting during his lifetime. He toiled in obscurity and poverty, only to be appreciated after his death. Once art …

Rum

How to grill avocados like a pro

When it comes to grilling, it’s time to let your favorite healthy fat (avocado, of course) get in on the action. The mild flavors get taken to new …

Recipes

Wine and Dine by the Water in Sensational Seattle

Seattle shines for countless reasons, but two of the biggest reasons to fall in love with this place? The surrounding mountains and the omnipresent</i> …

Your BBQ needs this refreshing whiskey and Aperol watermelon sling

If there’s one fruit that symbolizes cookouts it is, without a doubt, the watermelon. When it comes to fruits, the undisputed king of backyard BBQs …

Watermelon

Inside the oldest wine bar on earth

Although Ferrara doesn’t tend to make an appearance on most travelers’ whirlwind tours through Italy, this elegant medieval town holds its own in …

Italy

What You Should Be Doing Instead of Marinating Your Meat

Publican Quality Meats's Joe Frietze has a bone to pick with the way you're prepping meat.<p>Whether you're cooking steak or chicken on the grill this …

BBQ

May 2018: new whiskies you need to try

<b>The whisky world is seriously booming and those are exciting times for us drammers! Not a month passes without my mailbox being flooded by tons of</b> …

Whiskey

Top 10 bourbon-matured whiskies highlighting distillery spirit character.

Our Top 10 favourite Bourbon-cask matured whiskies<p>Following on from our Top 10 single malt scotch whiskies which focused more on the variety of …

Whiskey

Secret Brexit deal could threaten scotch whisky

A post-Brexit trade deal with the US could mean whiskey galore for the UK.<p>But while drinkers might be celebrating, this could be bad news for scotch whisky distillers who are being warned that their industry faces a glut of imports from US producers if trade barriers come down once the UK leaves …

United Kingdom

The 25 Most Important Bourbons Ever Made

If you asked a spirits expert a quarter century ago to name the most important bourbons ever made, they might have wondered whether America’s …

Whiskey

11 mistakes you're making when grilling steaks

Have you ever shown up to a dinner and been served a piece of steak that wasn't quite where you'd like it? Whether it was because it was overcooked, undercooked, or just not seasoned quite right, if it's not prepared correctly, that steak that you once craved could become the one that you know …

10 of the Best Sipping Tequilas Made for Savoring

The best things in life are meant to be savored. While we’re all about the quest for the perfect margarita, sometimes a proper sipping tequila is …

Pulled pork recipe

To make the marinade, put all the ingredients in a blender and blend until you have a smooth mixture.<p>Put the pork in a large saucepan, pour over the marinade and turn the meat until coated. Cover and marinade in the fridge for 2 hours, or overnight if you have the time.<p>Place the pan over a high …

Food

15 Great Jazz Audiobooks

Jazz is on my mind. Just a few weeks ago, I attended the tribute to the 2018 NEA Jazz Masters—Todd Barkan, Joanne Brackeen, Pat Metheny, and Dianne …

Your Next Favorite European Wine Region Isn’t in France, Italy, or Spain

The Beau-Rivage Palace hotel in Lausanne, on the shores of Lake Geneva, maintains one of Europe’s great wine cellars. Earlier in the day I’d made my …

Why Your Pork Chops Turned Out Tough (& How to Fix 'Em!)

A well-cooked pork chop should be unquestionably juicy, tender, and even a teeny bit pink at the center (yes, this is okay!). It's what we should …

The 150-Year-Old Invention That Created A Whisky Like No Other

If you’re a whisky drinker, you’ll know that a good single malt Scotch leads the pack when it comes to choosing a quality bottle.<p>What you may not …