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Drinking Modifiers Is Mod
April 4, 2018 No Commentby

Drinking Modifiers Is Mod

Cocktail modifiers might not just be for cocktails anymore. Lately, many bars have taken to serving mixers, such as  vermouth ...

Leishla Maldonado: Coming Home from Speed Rack
April 4, 2018 No Commentby

Leishla Maldonado: Coming Home from Speed Rack

You can’t make a good drink without proper skill and technique, and these bartending skills are tested in the Speed ...

New Trends in Drinking
April 4, 2018 No Commentby

New Trends in Drinking

My original pitch to the hardworking, hard thinking, patient editor and publisher of Motif went like this: “Millennial drinking habits ...

Bartender Profiles
April 4, 2018 No Commentby

Bartender Profiles

BARTENDER PROFILES 1. Audrey King Troop PVD a. How did you get into bartending? I began bartending at Foxwoods, of ...

Gin on the Rise
April 4, 2018 No Commentby

Gin on the Rise

If we were playing Family Feud and the question was, “Name the phrases and feelings conjured by 100 people who ...

Got Beer? Foolproof’s Forecast Chapter #4
April 4, 2018 No Commentby

Got Beer? Foolproof’s Forecast Chapter #4

At one time, you could fit all the brewers in Rhode Island into a well-lubed phone booth. Now, you wouldn’t ...

Cheers to a Bigger, Better Beerworks
March 14, 2018 No Commentby

Cheers to a Bigger, Better Beerworks

  The last time we met in this space, we noted that Long Live Beerworks had just celebrated its second ...

Got Beer? A Taste of Sam '76
March 14, 2018 No Commentby

Got Beer? A Taste of Sam ’76

If my many years grappling with the long-departed founding father Samuel Adams has taught me anything, besides how to properly ...

Got Beer? Even the Captain Needs a Holiday
February 28, 2018 No Commentby

Got Beer? Even the Captain Needs a Holiday

Who else could use a vacation? Preferably somewhere warm and tropical, where you don’t have to negotiate tough trade agreements ...

Got Wine? Here Comes The Sun
February 28, 2018 No Commentby

Got Wine? Here Comes The Sun

  Thank God for spring. I don’t mean that as an insult to winter. I have no beef. If not ...