Apple Picking and Shrunken Heads

The weather is changing, the sun is going down earlier, and pumpkin spice is in the air. Fall is approaching at a rapid speed and there’s no better way to enjoy the beautiful fall weekend weather then going apple picking! Here are some tips for apple picking: When going to the orchard, make sure it’s … Continue reading “Apple Picking and Shrunken Heads”

French Wine Dangers with Climate Change

Hotter summers in Bordeaux are making winemakers and farmers weary of whether their grapes will survive global warming. Since 1950, the average temperature in Bordeaux has risen close to four degrees Fahrenheit.   Due to the scorching summer heat, farmers in this region began picking their grapes earlier so they did not over-ripen. The fruit becomes … Continue reading “French Wine Dangers with Climate Change”

Jersey City Craft Distillery Fest

This Saturday, September 8th, Jersey City will be having their Craft Distillery Festival! There will be two sessions: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM, located at Harborside 3 Atrium. There will be over 100 different styles of spirits including mescal, moonshine, vodka, gin, tequila, cognac, whiskey, rum, and more! Meet … Continue reading “Jersey City Craft Distillery Fest”

Jersey City Wine Fest

When: Saturday, October 13, 2018 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM Where: Harborside Atrium Entrance near Exchange Place PATH station Jersey City welcomes back their Harborside Wine Festival on Saturday October 13th, 2018, from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM. Get your all access pass to hundreds of wines from around the world, live entertainment, food, and … Continue reading “Jersey City Wine Fest”

National Beer Lover’s Day

Friday, September 7th, 2018 is Beer Lover’s Day! A holiday celebrating us! Let us all drink the best beer, with the best people, in celebration of ourselves and the love for beer. For all of you that don’t know, there has been a lot of experimental brewing going on. Stockholm is brewing beer from purified … Continue reading “National Beer Lover’s Day”

Recycle the Empties, or No Beer For You!

In Germany, preserving the environment is just as important as drinking beer. So please, bring your bottles back to the brewery where you received them! In Germany there are about 4 billion beer bottles in circulation that usually get filled up about 30 times in their lifespan thanks to recycling! When patrons go to the … Continue reading “Recycle the Empties, or No Beer For You!”

The Grey Goose Honey Deuce

For those of you who don’t have plans this Labor Day Weekend, consider purchasing tickets to the US Open! Enjoy watching the top tennis players in the world, while drinking your way through the tournament. The Heineken beer lounge is one of my favorite stops! Don’t forget to check it out. One drink you need … Continue reading “The Grey Goose Honey Deuce”

The Return of Everything Pumpkin

The time has come to talk PUMPKIN. First. The most important news… The pumpkin spice latte from Starbucks hits the market Tuesday, August 28th! For all of you Basic Bs, don’t miss out on your first chance to grab your hands on the first taste of fall! Okay, now for all of you beer lovers. … Continue reading “The Return of Everything Pumpkin”

National Whiskey Sour Day

Saturday, August 25th, 2018 is National Whiskey Sour Day! The Whiskey Sour is a mixed drink that contains whiskey (usually bourbon), lemon juice, lime juice, and sugar served on the rocks. You could also spruce it up by adding an egg white – called the Boston Sour. Or, you could request a red wine floater … Continue reading “National Whiskey Sour Day”

How Much is Your POUR Worth?

BevSpot, the bar management software platform responsible for inventory, invoicing, ordering, and sales data in your bar released a brilliant resource discussing cocktail profitability. They provide a breakdown of each cocktail’s unit cost vs. unit profit and it is extremely helpful to craft a menu, or understand how bars’ craft their menus. Pour cost – … Continue reading “How Much is Your POUR Worth?”