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Why Vermouth matters!

Why Vermouth matters! Ever ordered a Manhattan, Vodka or Gin Martini that tasted like a sour apple? Reason for this is because the majority of restaurants, bars, bartenders, and the consuming public do not understand Vermouth. Vermouth is an aromatized fortified wine which consists of herbs. If not refrigerated after opening, it can oxidize in...Continue reading

Sother Teauge Said it Best

Sother Teague, the famous owner, and barman of New York City’s famous Amaro bar ‘Amor y Amargo.’ Teague is one of the most knowledgeable resources when it comes to Amaro in the United States. If you didn’t know his bar is solely dedicated to Bitter liqueurs. (Link below) In a recent article with Esquire Magazine...Continue reading

Why Amaro should be at every holiday party!

The holidays is that time of year when you stuff your face, unbutton the top button on your breeches, and slump over in a state of displeasure. For the past couple of years, I have brought a bottle of Amaro to holiday parties. Forget wine, beer, whiskey or a side dish. It is proven fact...Continue reading

Amaro is not a secret anymore!

You walk in a bar 15-20 years ago and all there was in regards to a bitter liqueur was Jaeger, Fernet-Branca and maybe a bottle of Campari that hadn’t been touched in 6 months. The evolution of Amaro has come a long way, especially with the Craft Bartending/Mixology scene. With Amaro based Vermouths, bitter Aperitivo,...Continue reading

The Amaro Life Brand

Creating your own brand! I’ve been in the restaurant business my whole life. Started working for my father at age 10 and still working for the family business till this day. I graduated with a degree in Marketing at UNLV, and tried my hand as a Financial Advisor while still working nights at the restaurant....Continue reading

Give Up The Funk!

Every Amaro has its own unique flavor profile, story, ingredients, and regional flare. Every time I taste and introduce people to Amaro dell’Erborista by Varnelli it reminds of me of Parliament Funkadelic’s song “Give Up the Funk!” This is one ‘Funky’ Amaro and in my Top 10 favorites. This Amaro is one of very few...Continue reading
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