Explorations in Mixology Cocktails Drinking

Category: Classic Cocktails

Pegu Club

Inspired by Doug’s Pegu Blog, this week’s Drink Of The Week is a classic that has gained some momentum in recent years. The Pegu Club Cocktail originated at the Pegu Club

Ramos Gin Fizz

Well, it’s Mardi Gras week, and although we just finished celebrating the Winter Carnival here in St. Paul, New Orleans is just getting started with their own annual festival. This

Daiquiri

It seems like every week when we mention a drink, we have to qualify it with the fact that this one is different than what you are used to. Take

Whiskey Sour

It might not sound like a very exciting drink this week, but chances are you have never had this drink properly prepared. A well-executed Whiskey Sour has the perfect balance

The Scofflaw

Prohibition was enacted in 1919 but didn’t go into effect until January of 1920. The thirteen years that followed should have hurt the popularity of cocktails, but limited availability and

20th Century Cocktail

Overview We have thought about this for a while now and finally decided that the new year is a perfect opportunity to start posting a Drink Of The Week (DOTW).

The Manhattan Cocktail

It’s a very basic drink, but nobody seems to ever make it exactly the same way. There are plenty of variations (and as many hot debates over them). But one