Music City Spirits & Cocktail Festival

Well, it’s upon us. The inaugural Music City Spirits & Cocktail Festival. Happening city wide, throughout Nashville, May 7-11, this ode to the cocktail and the craft spirits that inhabit them has been… Continue reading

Forbes’ Love Affair with Grays

As most of you know, one of our latest projects is Grays in Franklin TN. As we continue to help multiple bars across town, this project is definitely the lead horse in the… Continue reading

Burnt Brandy & Peach

For those new to PourTaste, one of the projects that Lindsay and I are so proud to be a part of is Grays. We designed a brandy bar concept for this rehabbed 133… Continue reading

The Royal Nectar

Designed for Grays in Franklin TN, this house take on a Pimm’s Cup has turned into one of our top sellers! Not familiar with a Pimm’s Cup you say? Well, lets back up… Continue reading

Blood Red & By The Minute

As most of you know, Lindsay and I have recently helped launch Grays in Franklin, TN. Grays proudly boasts a brandy bar concept, supported by high end cognac and armagnac selections and cocktail… Continue reading

Paris of the Plains Cocktail Festival: Aug 21-25

It’s that time of year again, where my hometown, Kansas City, opens its doors to regional craft bartenders, imbibers and nationally recognized authors and chefs for the Paris of the Plains Cocktail Festival!… Continue reading

Hey Bartender: Good to the Last Drop

On July 15th the Belcourt Theatre in Nashville, TN will showcase Hey Bartender, a new documentary from Fourth Row Films on the current state of mixology and craft cocktail culture in the United… Continue reading

Number 1 cocktail

Memorial Day weekend means different things to different people. Some say “Bring me my boat and a cheap beer!”, while others head out of town for camping or a music festival. Here at… Continue reading

Gray’s: Bringing the brandy revolution

A few months back we were approached by Joni and Michael Cole to develop the bar program for their soon to be open Gray’s in Franklin, TN. Set on historic Main Street in… Continue reading

Tennessee Whiskey: The hills have…well, barrels

In the pantheon of the world’s distilled spirits, none conjures more imagery than that of whiskey. Think about it. There are rock and roll bands with it in their name, there are hundreds,… Continue reading