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Cobble Hill

Described by its creator, Sam Ross as a summertime Manhattan, it is also one of the Brooklyn variants that always seem to top our lists of favorite cocktails. Drinks like

Outcast of the Islands

We’ve written a lot about ice over the years covering everything from crushed ice, molded spheres, long shards, and we’ve even written about techniques to make ice that is perfectly

Barbadian Gin Punch Swizzle

We are always on the lookout for good recipes for genever. It shouldn’t be that hard considering that genever is basically Holland gin—the historical predecessor to London Dry styles we

Brooklyn

Even if you are not familiar with the Brooklyn cocktail, you are probably not surprised that Manhattan isn’t the only New York borough with a cocktail named after it. But

Emerald

An easy way to mix a variation on the Manhattan cocktail is to swap the whiskey. The simple two-to-one formula combines spirit with sweet, Italian vermouth and a dash of

Albra

At the end of last summer we had an abundance of mint thriving in our planter box. Knowing it would not survive the cold rainy season in Oregon, we harvested