Experience a new, bold taste through the use of molecular distilling from plants, fruit and yeast. Endless West discovered a one-of-a-kind distilling technique, analyzing the molecules that create the flavors and aromas needed to concoct the perfect whiskey. Each small batch is analyzed through smell and taste to determine the molecular components they wish to experience through the drink. Next, the molecules are gathered through natural resources. These ingredients are brought to the lab to be crafted into different iterations until perfected. Lastly, the product is bottled to be shared with the world.
Endless West uses environmentally conscious processes to reduce its carbon footprint. Compared to other traditional whiskey production, Endless West protects the resources needed to produce the spirit, requiring 94 percent less water and 92 percent less agricultural land while emitting 82 percent less CO2 emissions.
The award-winning libation company currently has three variations of whiskey: Glyph Original; Glyph Spice, inspired by bourbon with tasting notes of cinnamon, cherry toffee, caramel and banana; and Glyph Royal, inspired by Scotch using tasting notes of wood, dried fruit, burnt sugar, coffee, fig and sherry. Try these tasty concoctions named after the team’s scientists:
- 2 ounces Glyph
- 2 ounces Dolin Rouge Vermouth
- 5 ounces Campari
Combine all ingredients into a cocktail mixing glass with ice. Stir to chill and dilute. Strain into a Nick n’ Nora glass neat, or an Old-Fashioned glass with one large ice cube. Garnish with orange peel (twist peel over drink to expel oil first).
- 2 ounces Glyph
- 2 bar spoons Smoked Tea Simple Syrup
- 2 dashes bitters
- 2–3 drops saline solution
Combine all ingredients into an Old-Fashioned glass. Add one large ice cube and stir to dilute/ chill. Garnish with orange peel (twist peel over drink to expel oil first).
- 2 fluid ounces Glyph
- ¼ short fluid ounce Aquavit
- ¾ fluid ounce Chrysanthemum Liqueur
- ¼ ounce honey simple syrup
- ½ fluid ounces lemon juice
Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake. Strain into a Nick n’ Nora glass. Garnish with flaming rosemary.
Tucked away between the verdant hills of the Dominican Republic and beautiful waters of the Caribbean Sea, Samaná is the perfect year-round destination. No matter what time of year you choose to visit this hidden gem, you can check things off your travel bucket list. In the summer, escape the busy tourism hot spots and explore off-the-beaten path areas and activities; in the winter, embark on an eco-excursion like whale watching in Samaná Bay.
United Airlines remains firmly committed toward sustainability in aviation. The latest development in its eco-conscious goals includes working with Oxy Low Carbon Ventures to commercialize the production of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) with biotech firm Cemvita Factory. Cemvita looks to develop a revolutionary new way to produce SAF by using carbon dioxide and synthetic microbes. Additionally, United Airlines Ventures (UAV) recently announced an equity investment in Fulcrum, and United has invested more in SAF production than any other airline in the world.
The coastal town of Belek in Antalya serves as the setting for the brand new, 5-star Cullinan Belek, named for the largest rough diamond ever discovered. Set along the sparkling azure waters of the Turkish Riviera, the new property boasts its own private white-sand beach, with 600 plush guestrooms (including 10 luxurious villas), all providing sea views. The hotel also has 13 swimming pools, 10 dining venues and five bars.
Museums beckon wherever we go. They amuse and enlighten travelers and bring to public attention historical, artistic, scientific and natural wonders. Most are thought-provoking and educational, stretching our minds and our knowledge of the world. Some, however, stand out as just plain quirky: personal and sometimes whimsical collections, museums dedicated to a unique skill or long- forgotten industry, arcane collections originally designed for scientific study. Others devote their space to sharing a subject that represents one person’s consuming passion.
ISN’T IT TIME? It's time to treat yourself to the vacation you deserve, and Celebrity Cruises® offers the perfect escapes. With an award-winning fleet of ships that sail to more than 300 destinations around the world, Celebrity will take you almost anywhere you want to go in style. Enjoy stunning staterooms and suites, culinary experiences imagined by Michelin-starred chefs and intuitive service. Celebrity makes sure your vacation is effortless from the start, which is why drinks, WiFi and tips are Always IncludedSM on every sailing.
The Seoul Tourism Organization participated in IMEX, the world’s largest MICE exhibition, in Frankfurt, Germany, May 29–June 2. IMEX celebrated its 200th anniversary this year.
The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection celebrated an exciting moment recently when Evrima, its inaugural yacht, completed a series of successful sea trials. On June 9, in Santander, Spain, Evrima reached what is considered one of the final shipbuilding milestones prior to launch with the sea trials, a series of tests carried out when the yacht is sailing on open waters. Captain Steven MacBeath led the trials, alongside a team of senior officers, engineers, contractors and shipyard staff.
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