Explorations in Mixology Cocktails Drinking

Category: Classic Cocktails

Japanese

We are hoping that some of you decided to make orgeat syrup a while back when we posted the recipe and featured the Mai Tai as the Drink of the

Vesper

This week we want to keep it short and sweet. The Vesper, or as some call it, the Vesper Lynd, is a drink named after a Bond girl. In fact,

Punch Drunk

We wanted to write a few words about our experiments with Punch. As the tagline suggests, Summit Sips is about exploring the mysteries of mixology. Whether or not you like

Aviation

We have been waiting all year to post this cocktail because we wanted to do so at an appropriate time. We thought about wating until the Wright brothers’ anniversary of

Singapore Sling

A few weeks ago we featured the Blood and Sand cocktail after finally tracking down some Cherry Heering. We wondered if perhaps there were readers looking for additional ways to

French 75

We’re not sure where we read it, but we have long believed that it’s a good idea to always have a bottle of champagne chilling in the refrigerator. You just

Maker’s 46

It’s only been two weeks since Maker’s Mark wax-dipped their first bottle of Maker’s 46 and started sending boxes across the world. Last week, a shipment arrived in Minnesota and

Sazerac

Next week marks the beginning of Tales of the Cocktail, an annual event held in New Orleans to celebrate our truly American invention. But it’s more than that. Tales has

Blood and Sand

You just don’t find many cocktails made with Scotch whisky. Perhaps it’s hard to produce combinations that work well together considering the prominent flavors that are typical of any good

The Riff

With The Fourth of July weekend coming, we could have found some cockail to evoke US patriotism, or perhaps one that includes the colors of the flag. Instead, we decided

Martinez

You may be wondering, Martinez? Don’t you mean Martini? Well, we mean both. You see, the origin of the Martini is somewhat fuzzy, but almost everyone agrees that the Martini

The Pimm’s Cup

With everything going on lately related to the World Cup, there’s a completely different Cup that gets pretty popular this time of the year. Take your mind away from soccer