After way too many beers, this sign was a sight for sore (and bloodshot) eyes. Since Scott and Todd Leopold moved their Leopold Bros. Distillery here from Detroit, it's become a Colorado institution -- like the place where we found the Leopold Bros. Whiskey Bar.
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Early last week, when I met with Todd Leopold at Steuben's, he was wearing oatmeal-colored overalls that sniffed of absinthe, which may or may not have been the reason why customers coming in and out of Steuben's stopped to introduce themselves and shake his hand. But Todd, who, in 2007, along with ... More >>
courtesy of Joshua SmithJoshua Smith, who divides his bartending time between TAG and Williams & Graham, has been slinging drinks for all of his adult life, but his first foray into the profession was a bit of a fluke.
"My dad used to be a chef, so I'd been in the kitchen for a long time, an ... More >>
via someecards"Clear Thinking," this week's cover story on Spring44, details the rise of vodka -- a rise due, in part, to the spirit's lack of flavor: Because it tastes like nothing, it's easy to mix with everything.
How, then, do you evaluate vodka for taste? And furthermore, don't all vod ... More >>
Leopold Bros. DistilleryWe're always excited to see what Scott and Todd Leopold, the brothers behind Denver's Leopold Bros. Distillery have dreamed up for their next project. Between special barrels of whiskey for restaurants like Vesta Dipping Grill, fruit liqueurs and fruit whiskeys, absint ... More >>
Eric HesslerLadies United for the Preservation of Endangered Cocktails at Stranahan's.Jake Norris was there from the start of Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey, so when he left last month -- eight months after the Colorado-based company was sold to Proximo Spirits -- it got a lot of people in the ... More >>
Sean Kenyon knows how to pour out both drinks and advice. A third-generation bar man with almost 25 years behind the bar, he is a student of cocktail history, a United States Bartenders Guild-certified Spirits Professional and a BAR Ready graduate of the prestigious Beverage Alcohol Resource ... More >>