Tag: amaro

Old Pal

It’s Negroni Week, so we are featuring another variation on the classic Negroni cocktail to expand your options as you enjoy delicious drinks that feature Campari. We also created a

Kingston Negroni

Negroni Week starts on September 14th and goes through the 20th which is just around the corner, so in addition to sharing some of the details, we wanted to feature

Left Hand

The concept here is to combine two favorite classics, the Negroni and the Manhattan, into a single drink. Created in 2007 by Sam Ross of New York, this cocktail is

Pit of Despair

It would have been the 30th anniversary of the film when the Pit of Despair cocktail was on the menu at Victoria, a North Portland bar that likes to name

Remember the Maine

This is a tasty Manhattan riff that was apparently named for the 1898 press slogan, “Remember the Maine, to Hell with Spain,” which was a reference to the US battleship

Jägerita

Like many others, we first learned about this drink from Jeffrey Morgenthaler. The Jägerita, created by David Cordoba more than a decade ago, is surprisingly delicious despite how it sounds

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