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Green Cross Swizzle

Green Chartreuse is absolutely one of the world’s pleasures. You can disagree, but if you are reading this and you haven’t had personal experience with this ingredient you just don’t

Velvet Fog

We were browsing old, saved recipes and found this Violet Hour sipper shared by Toby Maloney many years ago. It shares a name with a more popular drink by Dale

Vesper 2.0

When we first started writing the Summit Sips blog back in 2009, we spent a year working our way through classics and DIY ingredients before we featured the drink that

Neruda

Yesterday, we mixed a highball from the most recent July/August 2022 issue of Imbibe Magazine. Today, we wanted to try another, and to our delight, this one is non-alcoholic. Drinks

Cio-notto

Imbibe Magazine’s most recent July/August 2022 edition features highballs—the elongated, tall style cocktail often associated with sparkling mixers and sometimes lower alcohol than other shapes. With several refreshing examples to

White Negroni

We would normally wait until Negroni Week to post this, but we like a Negroni anytime, and you should too. This version is a bit of a departure from the

Paper Plane

Way back in December of 2010, we wrote about a cocktail to commemorate the Wright brothers first flight at Kitty Hawk. That drink was the Paper Airplane. Back then, we

Bergamot Negroni

We love a Negroni variant, and after picking up a bottle of Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto, we were pleased to find this tasty version. Traditionally an “equals” mixture of gin,

Hop Toad

We are going to sneak one more cocktail into 2021. This comes right out of the Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book from 1935, and that makes it a classic. Yet, with

Slope

The darker, colder months often set the mood for strong, spirit-driven sippers. Scrolling back through past recipes we have posted in late autumn or early winter, we typically select Manhattan-like

Revolver

The revolver is a modern classic created in San Francisco in the early 2000s by Jon Santer. The name of this cocktail is somewhat a play on words if you

Swearengen Sling

We were thumbing through the excellent book, Death & Co. and for some reason, this cocktail caught our attention. We immediately recognized the name, but it took a few moments