August 08, 2015 • Joe S
Wow, it was really exciting to see this piece in the New York Times featuring one of the great Brennivín cocktails on the menu at The Up & Up in New York City. Check out the article here, and visit Chaim, Matt and the crew at The Up & Up the next time you are in NYC. Try a Stone Crush... Chaim Dauermann’s Stone Crush 1½ ounces Brennivín aquavit ½ ounce Dolin Blanc vermouth ¼ ounce Rabarbaro Zucca amaro 1 ounce Stiegl Goldbräu pilsner beer 1 cucumber, sliced 1 lemon 1. In a mixing glass, muddle three or four slices...
July 08, 2015 • Joe S
We've been working hard to add new bars, restaurants, and liquor stores to the Brennivín family. Look for us at Astor Wines, Aquavit, Death & Co, and The Up & Up in Manhattan, and Duke's Liquor Box in Brooklyn. If you are in San Francisco you can now find Brennivín at Mollie Stone's Markets in the Bay Area. Outside of Boston the crew at Ceia Kitchen + Bar are doing amazing things. And in Portland Oregon, find Brennivín at Angel Face, Shift Drinks, Broder Nord, and Expatriate. Can't find Brennivín near you? Try one of our retail partners: East Coast: DrinkUpNY Mountain States: The Liquor Store of Jackson...
February 15, 2015 • Joe S
and the 2014 Christmas Brennivín has been declared delicious! Read the mini-review and interview with Cocktail & Cologne's Harry Sheff right here.
November 30, 2014 • Joe S
In case you missed it, the NY Post did a roundup (here) of hard-to-find, international spirits now being poured in some of NYC's more adventurous bars and restaurants. Our good friends at Skal NYC made the list, with Brennivin of course. Speaking of NYC, the guys at Baby's All Right, in Williamsburg are now serving Brennivin. They're at 146 Broadway, right down the block from Peter Luger Steakhouse. Pretty obvious what we'll be doing on our next trip to Brooklyn! Portland bartender, blogger, and all around Aquavit enthusiast, Jacob Grier, included Brennivin in a recent post (here). We're looking forward...
May 15, 2014 • Joe S
The wait is over for Brennivin fans in the Big Apple. Starting May 16th, get ice cold Brennivin shots and great cocktails at Skal NYC. 37 Canal Street in Manhattan. Take the F train to East Bway. See you there!