Category: technique

Hot Toddy Shortcut Recipe

There must be many ways to make a Toddy, because if you dig into cocktail history, the recipe first published in the Jerry Thomas guide is awful, or at least

Travel Bartending Kit

Eventually, every cocktail enthusiast is going to want to make a good drink away from home. Whether you’re invited to a party by someone who knows your dedication to the

How to Make Non-alcoholic Vermouth

We’ve tried a lot of sweet vermouths over the years and despite the relatively recent growth of available options, we still feel it is under appreciated. Fortunately, a decently stocked

Look, Ma, No Booze

With a handful of alcohol-free spirits now on the market we decided to find out what we could do with them during Dry January. What follows is a mini series

Thanksgiving and Shopping

Happy Thanksgiving! Although it has been quieter lately around Summit Sips.com, we have big plans in the coming months to share more great cocktails, reviews and vintage items. But before

How to Make Lime Cordial

The most important ingredient in a Gimlet cocktail is the sweetened, preserved lime juice, or lime cordial. You can buy Rose’s, but it is not hard to make your own

Water

It’s often a good sign when you sit down at a bar to be greeted by the bartender with a glass of water. We don’t drink alcohol to quench our

Batches and Bowls

Whether you are prepping for a weekend party or a spring picnic (we are probably several months early for that), you may be looking for ways to enjoy the event