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Punch Magazine

The latest from Punch Magazine!

  • Sancerre Is More Than a Wine, It’s a Brand

    As the bistro staple rises in popularity (and price), many sommeliers find themselves at a crossroads: Serve the beloved wine with a thorny reputation, or find alternatives to satisfy its fans. The post Sancerre Is More Than a Wine, It’s a Brand appeared first on PUNCH.

  • In Puerto Rico, the Piña Colada Is Always Evolving

    For bartenders in the birthplace of the iconic cocktail, the familiar template is the perfect canvas for experimentation. The post In Puerto Rico, the Piña Colada Is Always Evolving appeared first on PUNCH.

  • Master the Brazilian Classics

    Five cocktails from the country’s emergent cocktail scene, from the Batida to the Rabo de Galo. The post Master the Brazilian Classics appeared first on PUNCH.

  • Death & Co. Is Everywhere. Is That a Good Thing?

    How the bar world’s only bona fide chain walks a fine line between expansion and relevance. The post Death & Co. Is Everywhere. Is That a Good Thing? appeared first on PUNCH.

  • Our Favorite Easy Mezcal Cocktails

    From a coconut water highball to a White Negroni Piña Colada, here are 18 simple ways to use the spirit. The post Our Favorite Easy Mezcal Cocktails appeared first on PUNCH.

Alcademics

The latest from Alcademics!

  • Book Review: The Cocktail Parlor by Nicola Nice

    This review originally appeared on AlcoholProfessor.com. The Cocktail Parlor by Nicola Nice This cocktail book isn’t expensive, but it’s going to cost me a bunch of money. It is inspiring me to buy a whole lot of other books referenced in its pages. The most important and most-referenced cocktail books...

  • Book Review: Canadian Whisky Third Edition

    This review first appeared on AlcoholProfessor.com. Boozy Book Review: Canadian Whisky: The Essential Portable Expert (Updated and Expanded Third Edition) By Camper English Canadian whisky has generally not inspired the culty fandom of whiskies from Scotland, Japan, or the US. The category is dominated by easy-drinking brands like Crown Royal,...

  • Amaro Class: Uncover The Bitter Sweetness

    This is a description of my Amaro class. I am currently teaching this class at Bourbon & Branch in San Francisco as part of their Beverage Academy. Find all of my classes and events and links to purchase tickets at the Classes and Events page here on Alcademics.com. Amaro: Uncover...

  • Ice Bling Class: Learn to Make Clear Ice and Cut Ice Diamonds, Spheres, and More!

    This is a description of my Ice Bling class. I am currently teaching this class at Bourbon & Branch in San Francisco as part of their Beverage Academy. Find all of my classes and events as well as links to tickets at the Classes and Events page here on Alcademics.com....

  • A Series of Cocktail Book Events in San Francisco

    I'm hosting a series of cocktail book related events in San Francisco! Y'all know I love drink books - studying them, reading them, and sometimes even writing them. The series will be hosted on Monday afternoons at the Hotaling offices near the TransAmerica Pyramid, roughly once per month. The timing...