Tag: absinthe

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

21st Century

Last year around this time we started the Drink of the Week, a journey through classic and contemporary cocktail recipes. The 52 cocktails chosen, along with many that were posted

Ouzo Cocktail: The Circean

Some years back we took a trip to Greece with family. Like every other tourist, we became wrapped up in local traditions and enjoyed every opportunity to drink ouzo, a

Zombie

It’s the last of the Halloween cocktails, and we are finishing with a good one, the Zombie. This is another Tiki classic, but like many others in its class, this

Corpse Reviver #2

We are already a full week into October, and this being the second scariest month of the year (beware of Income Tax April), it seemed fitting to feature cocktails that

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

Monkey Gland

This week’s Drink Of The Week is actually a recipe we posted last year as a suggestion for using fresh grenadine. So far, we have tried to avoid reposting cocktails

Absinthe

There are several wonderful cocktails that we wanted to feature as Drinks Of The Week that contain absinthe, a strong, herbal spirit that was illegal for many years in the

Pomegranates and How to Make Grenadine

This time of the year, at least in Minnesota, you start to see fresh pomegranates in the produce section of supermarkets. When we spotted boxes of them at Costco the