The Sauce

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Katzrin, Israel — David Zibell is busy testing the alcohol level of the liquid flowing out of his outdoor copper still. Then, touching his head to ensure his kippah is in place, he heads inside to...

6/6/2016
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It’s 9 on Shavuot morning: After being up all night you’ve had only a few hours’ sleep, but now it’s time to start the day. How should you fully wake yourself up? Might I suggest a morning...

6/2/2016
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Recently I had the good fortune to attend WhiskyFest DC. The is the annual festival of all things whisky, organized by the folks behind The Whisky Advocate, a quarterly glossy magazine devoted to...

4/3/2016
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Recently I had a chance to taste the new limited edition Year of the Monkey Blended Scotch. Blended Scotch, as I’ve noted many times before, is simply a mix of malt whisky and non-malt grain...

3/15/2016
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A leading publication on alcohol for the first time ranked an Israeli pub on its list of the world’s 50 best bars.

10/20/2015
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The once famously-polluted Charles River becomes an ingredient in a Harpoon pale ale.

10/7/2015
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What to drink with tomatoes, plus, a Bloody Mary recipe.

8/20/2015
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A patent attorney shifts careers and honors his grandfather, a Czechoslovakian Jewish brewer.

8/12/2015
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Our columnists review two refined American plum brandies.

 

7/30/2015