Looking for a new whisky or tequila to add to your bar cart, while also supporting African-American businesses? While you might be quick to head to the Scottish or Mexican aisle at your local liquor store to stock up on summer sips, dismissing American-made bottles would be doing yourself a major disservice, and these premium labels are proof of that. This selection highlights some of the best Black-owned distilleries across the country making bottles you’ll definitely want to savor. From traditional Tennessee whiskey to gin and vodka made in the middle of Miami, these American spirits are churning out some of the tastiest pours in the nation. Continue reading BLACK-OWNED DISTILLERIES TO BUY FROM RIGHT NOW
There are few gifts as widely admired and universally welcome as a bottle of fine spirits. Barring teetotalers and recovering alcoholics, you’re assured of a warm reception and profuse thanks from whoever’s on the receiving end of your baller-worthy liquid largesse.
There’s no alcohol that makes me forget the night as much as tequila, and there’s also no alcohol I know less about. Which is fitting, I guess. What makes it special is the blue agave plant. Here’s a quick look at what it takes to make tequila.