Explorations in Mixology Cocktails Drinking

Author: Randy Hanson

How to make Vegan Egg Whites

A handful of classics and a growing number of contemporary cocktails call for egg whites. Consider the Pisco Sour, the Ramos Gin Fizz, the classic preparation of the venerable Whiskey

Green Cross Swizzle

Green Chartreuse is absolutely one of the world’s pleasures. You can disagree, but if you are reading this and you haven’t had personal experience with this ingredient you just don’t

Velvet Fog

We were browsing old, saved recipes and found this Violet Hour sipper shared by Toby Maloney many years ago. It shares a name with a more popular drink by Dale

Vesper 2.0

When we first started writing the Summit Sips blog back in 2009, we spent a year working our way through classics and DIY ingredients before we featured the drink that

Neruda

Yesterday, we mixed a highball from the most recent July/August 2022 issue of Imbibe Magazine. Today, we wanted to try another, and to our delight, this one is non-alcoholic. Drinks

Cio-notto

Imbibe Magazine’s most recent July/August 2022 edition features highballs—the elongated, tall style cocktail often associated with sparkling mixers and sometimes lower alcohol than other shapes. With several refreshing examples to

White Negroni

We would normally wait until Negroni Week to post this, but we like a Negroni anytime, and you should too. This version is a bit of a departure from the

Super Juice

It’s time to talk about juice. For years, we have been extolling the virtues of only using fresh-squeezed citrus juice in all drinks that call for it. We would like

Bourbon Renewal Renewal

The effect of the pandemic on bars and restaurants has been sad and frustrating over the past couple of years. Despite efforts to enable cocktails to go or to raise

Paper Plane

Way back in December of 2010, we wrote about a cocktail to commemorate the Wright brothers first flight at Kitty Hawk. That drink was the Paper Airplane. Back then, we

Ice Pick

We have written about a lot of products and techniques over the years at Summit Sips, especially in the early spring when we seem to have our most innovative ideas.

House Menu

One of the joys of pursuing an interest in cocktails beyond building an inventory of ingredients is establishing a repertoire to share with others. As you amass a list of