Aldi’s color-changing gin is magical, drinkable, and unavailable stateside

Earlier this year, we wrote about two Aldi spirits—Highland Black Scotch Whisky and Glen Marnoch Islay Single Malt—that swiped awards at an international spirits competition. In that piece, we also bemoaned the fact that we, humble U.S.-based writers that we are, cannot enjoy said spirits, because Aldi doesn’t sell…

Cure what ails you with The Cat’s Meow, a honey-lemon gin cocktail

The cocktail known as Bee’s Knees dates back to Prohibition times—the classic build involved lemon, honey, and gin. Bartender Laura Kelton of Sportsman’s Club in Chicago employs Old Tom, a slightly sweeter gin, to complement the Malort and absinthe added to the drink. The finished drink is bright, a touch bitter, and…