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Red Hook

There’s a reason we have so many delicious cocktails that are related the the Manhattan. Because of its simplicity, the Manhattan formula lends itself to a variety of substitutions that

Fangs Out

  Last year during the month of October we shared a series of Halloween-themed cocktails that are all great classics. The Corpse Reviver No. 2, Satan’s Whiskers, Trader Vic’s El

Apple Smash

Last year, the New York Times ran an article featuring another fantastic cocktail by Bobby Heugel of Anvil, Houston. At the time, we didn’t really think much about it, but looking

Atty

Back in January, Camper English of Alcademics wrote a piece for the LA Times Magazine with an interesting observation. He suggested that the Martini no longer exists because everyone who

Edgewood

Ever since it appeared in the March/April 2008 edition of Imbibe Magazine, We have wanted to make the Edgewood by Greg Best, Holeman & Finch, Atlanta. We’re not sure why we delayed. Perhaps it was

Zarzamora

Here’s a recipe we have been meaning to share for quite some time. It’s a highball that was our first cocktail at The Violet Hour in Chicago. That was several

How to Make Coca Cola

Drink of the Week: Cuba Libre We are just going to come right out and say it: This week’s DOTW is getting hijacked. Anyone who recognizes the Cuba Libre also

Take 3

About a month ago, the New York Times published an article about summer cocktails. One of these was a highball that included the unlikely combination of St-Germain and Cynar. Leave

Brandy Crusta

The original definition of cocktail first published in 1806 was a simple combination of spirits, sugar, water and bitters. Drinks like the Old Fashioned and the Sazerac are good examples

Mojito

There’s more than one recipe for the Mojito. We even posted a different one a while back to accompany a fine article about simple syrup. It’s a refreshing summer drink

Improved Gin Cockail

David Wondrich calls it “New York’s answer to the Sazerac.” If you’re a fan of that drink, you probably know that it comes from New Orleans. A true cocktail in

Sangria

Some of you may know about our sister who lives in Spain. Over the years, she has shared some wonderful stories about life in Europe, but when it comes to