Frederick, Maryland in the western part of the state and is known more for its church spires than its booze industry. This picturesque town (actually a City) is on the easternmost ridge of the Blue Ridge Mountains. However, with new entrants like Dragon Distillery, that could be changing. Mark Lambert, the Founder and Master Distiller at Dragon Distillery (first distillery in Frederick) traces his family roots back 7 generations in Frederick to the early 1700’s…that’s before Frederick was…well, Frederick.Read more
A visit with John Cocchiola and a lesson in the legend and making of a Manhattan Cocktail.
I was introduced to John Cocchiola about 5 years ago while his family was running the fabled Stango’s Restaurant in an area of Glen Cove, New York known as the Orchard.Read more
BoozeHunters Bartender Profile: BoozeMaster(R) Years Mixing: 30 The Bartender profile for John could not be more classic. John CocchiolaRead more