Bubbles – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

A great friend recently told us that her daughter doesn’t like the term “Brunch”.   Instead she chooses to use the word “Blunch” to describe the weekend meal, that no matter what you call it, is something between breakfast and lunch and in many cases involves a rejuvenating and/or inspiring alcoholic …

Wolf Moon Mixers – Live in the D

Wolf Moon, our delicious new mixer brand, was featured in the Uniquely Detroit segment on Live in The D, Channel 4.     Wolf Moon Pineapple Jalapeño Margarita 4 oz. Wolf Moon Pineapple Jalapeño Mix 2 oz. Silver Tequila Garnish with Salt and Lime               Wolf …

Valentine Vodka – Best in the World

Some local love for Valentine’s international award. WDIV ClickOnDetroit features Valentine Distilling after Valentine’s wins at the 2016 World Vodka Awards. http://www.clickondetroit.com/business/ferndales-valentine-vodka-named-the-best-in-the-world Congratulations, Valentine Distilling.      

Let’s Bring Some Closure

  Almost 10 years ago—when the whole ‘screwcap thing’ was just starting to percolate—one of our New Zealand producers gave us a choice on our container order (1,100 cases) of Sauvignon Blanc: ‘you can have cork, or screwcap…same price’. Being early adopters, we were inclined to say ‘make it all …

Whiskey Rebellion part 4 – Arcadian Cocktail

This is the fourth in a series of four cocktails created by different Detroit bartenders for Whiskey Rebellion 2016 Shane Bang tends bar at the Standby. He is currently the president of the Detroit chapter of the United States Bartenders’ Guild and was named one of the top 25 bartenders in …

Whiskey Rebellion part 3 – Koala-ty Check

This is the third in a series of four cocktails created by different Detroit bartenders for Whiskey Rebellion 2016 Rudy Leon has been tending bar for a little over eight years. He is currently the bar manager at Selden Standard in Detroit. “The Koala-ty Check, based around eucalyptus because of its unique …

Whiskey Rebellion part 2 – Click Out the Signs

This is the second in a series of four cocktails created by different Detroit bartenders for Whiskey Rebellion 2016 Rick Paulger has over 14 years experience bartending and is currently the head bartender at Roast. “I thought the spice of the Wild Turkey Rye played well with the Pierre Ferrand Dry Orange …

Whiskey Rebellion part 1 – Lady Boots

This is the first in a series of four cocktails created by different Detroit bartenders for Whiskey Rebellion 2016 Having worked at The Oakland for 3 1/2 years, Chas Williams has been tending bar for the last 2 and has recently been promoted to Head Bartender/Manager. “The inspiration for the Lady …