Category: Classic Cocktails

Gomme Syrup

One of the joys of mixology, like many pursuits, is that it affords the cocktail enthusiast an opportunity to be creative. We’re not just talking about the exploration of drink

Lucien Gaudin

The Lucien Gaudin is a Prohibition-era cocktail named for the extraordinary fencing champion who won olympic gold medals in the 1920’s. We don’t know exactly why this combination of ingredients

Honeymoon

For no particular reason, we decided to feature the Honeymoon cocktail. It’s a drink we have eyed for quite some time that appears on the pages of Ted Haigh’s Vintage

Metropole

There’s a certain level of comfort when it comes to the classics. There was no Tiki movement, no vodka, and folks knew what to expect from a cocktail. By today’s

Absinthe Frappe

Chances are, if your local liquor store even has absinthe for sale they probably have a limited selection. And by limited, we mean one or maybe two different brands. Absinthe

Chrysanthemum

Dry vermouth—it’s hard to find another ingredient that is so important and yet so unloved by the masses. Vermouth is aromatized wine, and as any wine appreciator can tell you,

Monte Carlo

To change it up a bit this week, let’s try an “inverted” post for our Drink of the Week. We’ll give you the recipe and a photo. Then, it’s your

Stinger

It’s not too early to start thinking about the winter holidays. It occurs to us that some readers might already be in the planning stages of cocktail parties and family

Golden Dawn

As the cooler months of autumn begin to replace the summer’s heat, we often think of cocktails made with apples and darker spirits. So often, the drinks we post here

Navy Grog

For many people, September 19th is just an ordinary day. But for others, it is an anniversary or maybe even a birthday. Somehow, this day also became International Talk Like

Pieces of Eight Cocktail

There’s a new Tiki bar in Portland, Oregon that just opened on NE Broadway called Hale Pele. It’s in the space previously occupied by Thatch, for those of you who

Bobby Burns

There aren’t a lot of cocktails that feature Scotch as the base spirit, and because of that, you don’t find very many here at Summit Sips. Over time, we’ll slowly