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Ancient Secret Recipes to Warm the Senses

Anyone who has traveled to Italy will have most likely heard of the digestif ‘Amaro.‘ Just like wine with a meal, it is a way of life in this country with each region producing a distinctive amaro reflective of the area in which it is produced. These exceptional bitter herbal liqueurs have a vast history, with little modification in their production methods, and are a tradition to the end of delicious repast almost anywhere in Italia. Amaro is a bitter aromatic spirit. It is typically served as a digestif after a meal, to aid digestion as the name implies. They are typically served straight (room temperature) in a small portion, but can be served over a cube of ice if preferred. While amaros are typically served on their own, they can be used on a limited basis as a mixing component (not as the main ingredient) in cocktail recipes in order to not overwhelm the other components. The most common...Read More >

Cigars by the Sea

What’s in Your Humidor? Select, smoke, enjoy, repeat. Sounds pretty simple when it comes to the world of cigars. However, the analogies of handcrafting an outstanding stogie and a delicious wine are more similar than one would think. This makes it difficult for the person who wants to have the occasional smoke on a special occasion to make the right selection. Sharing in your victory at the Member-Guest golf tournament at one of Nantucket’s private clubs requires a different smoke than bringing home the largest catch for the Big Game Battle fishing tournament, not to mention a special gift for the friends you asked to wear tuxedos at your wedding! Cigars are named and classified according to their size and shape, along with their most distinctive feature being the outside wrapper. The shape of a cigar is measured according to its length, typically measured in inches, and diameter, measured according to its ring gauge. Ring gauge is a unit of...Read More >

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