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      Bed-Stuy’s Distillery Mystery

      Joseph Overbey’s obsession began in Williamsburg in 2008, and accompanied him to Gowanus in 2011. Now, Overbey’s new distillery in Bedford-Stuyvesant, J.W. Overbey & Co, is also “coming together.”

      RECIPE: White Pike Bloody Mary

      Local, seasonal cocktails sound hard to come by, until you realize you live in a city that’s surrounded by sweet corn and tomatoes. White Pike Whiskey, located in the Finger Lakes, does all the farming, milling, distilling and bottling to create their smooth, clean whiskey. Lucky us, Steven Ljubicic from White Pike gave us his recipe for the perfect fall cocktail: the Bloody Mary.

      Hillrock’s New Single Malt Rocks the Glass

      At last month’s Manhattan Cocktail Classic, a cowboy-hat wearing Dave Pickerell, Master Distiller for Hillrock Estate Distillery, gave me a “C’mere, kid!” crook of the head, beckoning me to something secret seeming. He pulled from his tuxedo jacket’s breast pocket a small, glass bottle full of an amber-hued liquid and grinned.