Category: DOTW

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 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

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

Whiskey Smash

This past week we wrote about the Whiskey Sour, a classic recipe that, if prepared properly, exhibits a lusciously smooth mouth-feel and a wonderful foamy head—not to mention an important

Chimp In Orbit

Chimp In Orbit, huh? This ought to be good! It’s a really odd name for a drink. So, why monkeys in space? This week in history. . . We were

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

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

St-Germain

This week, we are doing something a little different. We will give you the recipe for a cocktail to enjoy, but St-Germain isn’t the name, it’s an ingredient. Although it has

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

Pisco Sour

Here we are with another exciting Drink Of The Week. It is exciting, right? This time it’s the Pisco Sour. Is it Peruvian? Is it Chilean? Who knows. It’s probably

Caipirinha

It’s one thing to be able to make this drink, but it’s something else to be able to pronounce it! For those of you who don’t speak Portuguese, we are