Tag: amaro

Jalisco Stroll

If you are paying attention to what is going on in the world around us right now, you are hopefully exercising your best attempt at social distancing. Avoiding close or

Bitter Elder

Here is a cocktail we first discovered years ago in the comments of a post on Paul Clarke’s Cocktail Chronicles. A lot has changed in the intervening time. Paul is

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

Elixir de Amontillado

The plain old Champagne Cocktail is a classic from a bygone era that has remained unchanged since it was invented in the 1800’s. Back then, all you did was drop a

Gangs Of New York

It’s hard not to love the Whiskey Sour with all of its many variations. Even if you don’t think of yourself as a whiskey drinker you can usually find something you like in

Tailspin

Well, the holiday season is just around the corner! Too soon? Ok, then let’s have a little distraction before we deal with lots of food, family, gifts and snow. Today, we

Kojo

Grab your grapefruit for this one—but all you will need is the peel. If you don’t have a grapefruit for cutting the garnish—shame on you, you will have to use lemon—but

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

Bourbon Bijou

Park Kitchen in Portland, Oregon makes a lovely drink they call the Bourbon Bijou. You may recall the Bijou cocktail we posted several years ago which is the inspiration for this

Palmetto

Despite the improved quality and availability of citrus in winter, colder months always seem better suited for spirit-driven cocktails. Whiskey usually comes to mind, but other spirits also fill the

Negroni Week 2014

It’s Negroni Week all over the world! It started on June 2nd and extends throughout the week to June 8th. At current count, 1271 participating bars are donating a portion of the