BOURBON BOUND

Rick Tapia has been preparing for his bourbon brand his entire life…

Rick Headshot

If you look at Rick Tapia’s background, all roads seemingly lead him to where he is right now: the owner of newly minted, small-batch bourbon brand, J.R. Revelry, sold at liquor stores, such as Tower Beer, Wine and Spirits and Savi Provisions in Buckhead.

Tapia started his career in the alcohol business 19 years […]

PUCKER UP!

Add a fresh new flavor to your spring beer lineup with sour beers.

Creature Comforts offers a rotation of fruited berliner-weisse beers, like this Tart Cherry Athena Paradiso.

Creature Comforts offers a rotation of fruited berliner-weisse beers, like this Tart Cherry Athena Paradiso.

You may have noticed sour beers sliding onto the beverage lists of your favorite Buckhead restaurants and bars such as Le Bilboquet and […]

FEELING BITTER?

Bring balance to your beverage with this flavorful ingredient.

Today’s bitters market offers a variety of quality brands, including Bitter Truth.

Today’s bitters market offers a variety of quality brands, including Bitter Truth.

In today’s craft-crazed cocktail environment, seeing a bartender mix drinks from an arsenal of apothecary bottles is de rigueur. The modern cocktail slinger stocks her workspace with loads of house […]

BIG LOVE

’Tis the season for sipping stouts in Buckhead.

stout

The abysmally dark, creamy ales we know as stouts are always within reach this time of year. It’s not just the coziness you’d expect from a frothy pint of Guinness, but the comfort foods these malty sips pair so well with that earn them designation as a go-to cold weather beer.

The origin of Stouts can be traced back […]

BY INVITATION ONLY

Inside Buckhead’s new, elite speakeasy.

The 25-and-up Supply & Demand serves only top-shelf spirits to its membership-only clientele.

The 25-and-up Supply & Demand serves only top-shelf spirits to its membership-only clientele.

If you haven’t heard about Buckhead’s newest speakeasy-style watering hole, Supply & Demand, you aren’t alone. Opened in September along Cains Hill Place behind Churchill’s British Pub, this 25-andup bar is an intimate address […]

Going Wilde for absinthe

Why the literary liquor deserves a second chance.

Glasses of absinthe

Ten years ago, while studying abroad in Italy, I drank absinthe for the first time. Excited to try the infamous drink consumed by so many literary greats, my enthusiasm faded after the first sip. This mysterious green liquor smacked of licorice and wasn’t given the traditional softening of water and sugar: it was like a punch in […]

One tequila, two tequila …

Jacob Gluck brings the flavor of Mexico to Buckhead.

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“We like to say that we’re Mexico grown and Atlanta zoned,” says Jacob Gluck, CEO and founder of the newly minted Goza Tequila. The Buckhead based tequila brand just made its debut in Georgia this April, and is being poured at several Buckhead spots, such as Hal’s The Steakhouse, Twist, Yebo and The Ivy Buckhead. […]

THINK PINK

Discover summer’s idyllic pairing in a cool bottle of rosé.

Glass of rose wine on wooden rail at sunset

Glass of rose wine on wooden rail at sunset

Light, drinkable, floral and best served chilled, the pinkish rosé is a fitting accompaniment to Buckhead’s balmy June. Though often dismissed for its feminine hue, the versatile wine stands up to a range of flavors, and is excellent […]

Boozy brunch

Elevate Sunday’s fave meal with a cocktail at these Buckhead spots— or create your own!

This melon-hued Pimm’s Cup from Holeman and Finch packs a pretty punch.

This melon-hued Pimm’s Cup from Holeman and Finch packs a pretty punch.

Brunch inhabits that cozy space between weekday and weekend, vacation and work. And no month owns it quite so well as May. These three Sunday brunches stand […]

Crazy about wine

Vino Venue is a hybrid of store, restaurant and classroom under one roof.

The wine enthusiast can visit Vino Venue for wine tastings, wine classes, cooking classes, food events, or to pick up a bottle of wine.

The wine enthusiast can visit Vino Venue for wine tastings, wine classes, cooking classes, food events, or to pick up a bottle of wine.

STORY: Kelly Skinner

“Wine is really […]