What Is an Amaro?

Liqueurs are a familiar category of spirits. In the United States, they are defined by meeting a minimum sugar content. The category encompasses everything from the ubiquitous orange curaçao and [...]

Palette to Palate, pt. 1

Creating cocktails can be a joyful, creative endeavor, and can be an opportunity to present a unique and delicious experience in a glass. This fall, we’re participating in a new event where [...]

Ginger Chile Simple Syrup

Here’s a step-by-step recipe for creating this syrup, used in the Coloradoan and Expatriate recipes, among others. Ingredients: 1½ cups sugar 1 cup water 1 large Ancho chile (pliable, not [...]