Quick Take: Luxury Hotel Parister’s bar offers over 100 French whiskies plus a beautiful terrace You might be surprised to learn that not only is whisky the most popular spirit in France, but that the French also drink more per capita than any other country (2.2 litres per adult per year!) It’s not all Cognac […]
This month we take a look at French cider – or cidre – to learn about the new wave of interest and brands we’re seeing in France, how it differs from its Anglo counterparts, and how a younger French generation is consuming it. To learn this and more, we invited Anne Paillou of Sassy Cider into the studio to chat.
Le whisky français vous propose une première date pour un atelier de dégustation autour de cinq whiskies des distilleries de l’hexagone.
This year’s Guide to Gifts for Cocktail Lovers focuses on new liquids that can’t (or can’t easily) be found outside of France. So, while any drinks enthusiast worth their cocktail salt would appreciate something from the selection below, there are a few prime choices for that perfect gift to bring someone from Paris! La Distillerie […]
Just when you thought you didn’t need another booze brand, the newly launched La Distillerie Generale proves otherwise with their exclusive spirits line designed to make the exceptional a little more accessible. The range includes one or more references of various liqueurs and liquors including gentian, absinthe, vodka, gin, Armagnac, Cognac, rum, mezcal, whisky and […]
A l’occasion de l’ouverture du pop-up store La Maison Hopfab (https://www.lamaison.hopfab.com/), La Cigogne revient 14 rue du Château d’eau à Paris pour vous présenter ses nouveaux producteurs! Vous pourrez déguster et acheter leurs produits sur place.
Paris-based beer connoisseurs are familiar with – and fans of – La Fine Mousse. After opening in 2012, this craft beer bar championed the nascent (for Paris) artisanal beer trend and helped create a legion of local drinkers hopped up on hip hops. As their reputation grew, so did their client-base, giving them good reason […]
For the past few years, the G&T has been poised to be Paris’ next go to drink (like the Aperol Spritz). As more gincentric bars appear on the scene, drinkers search for something simple enough to order most anywhere but still sophisticated and refreshing, and certain marketing forces are at work, the Gin To’ keeps […]
Even with a centuries long pedigree, punch has quietly endured less popular periods as well as stalwartly suffered abuse from the collage crowd. Fortunately, over the past decade, Punch has resurfaced (with a capital “P”!) to regain a position as a serious drinks category and serve as a source of inspiration on the cocktail scene. […]
On your mark, get set…go! There’s some serious ‘small batch’ happening in Paris and if you want to get your hands on this little bottle, you’ll want to get in on it early. In celebration of the upcoming Paris Cocktail Week, the PCW crew teamed up with Nicolas Julhès of Distillerie de Paris to create […]