When luxe streetwear line Drifter opened its flagship shop at SoCo, everyone asked founder Bada Kim, who hails from a family of apparel manufacturers, “Why Orange County?” Simple, he said. “We didn’t want something traditional. I was blown away by SoCo’s unique stores, great restaurants, and interior design places.”
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Bourbon is one of America’s most storied, complex, and fun spirits. Using craft spirit specialist Chris Dion of Young’s Market (and The Mixing Glass) as a guide on my boozy vision quest, I set out to do some afternoon “palate validation” using Fred Minnick’s book, “Bourbon Curious,” while raiding the Dion family liquor cabinet—a hutch filled with more spirits than a Ghostbusters ghost-trap.
Evaluating any spirit, beer, or wine is similar in that proper glassware has a huge impact on the results. For any whiskey, we suggest a standard Glencairn glass, which can be found at The Mixing Glass, in Costa Mesa’s OC Mix, along with the book.
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