Tag: amaro

Red Hood

A few weeks ago we posted a cocktail called the Briar Patch that is flavored and sweetened with jam. Of course, we turned to our favorite local shop, Republic of

Lucien Gaudin

The Lucien Gaudin is a Prohibition-era cocktail named for the extraordinary fencing champion who won olympic gold medals in the 1920’s. We don’t know exactly why this combination of ingredients

Hunting Vest

There’s a restaurant on Southeast Division Street in Portland, Oregon called The Woodsman Tavern. The charcoal-fired local fare as well as the decor pays homage to Pacific Northwest traditions and

One Flight Up

This cocktail appears on the cover of the Jan/Feb 2013 issue of Imbibe Magazine. It represents a delicious collection of ingredients and techniques that come together in a drink that

Metropole

There’s a certain level of comfort when it comes to the classics. There was no Tiki movement, no vodka, and folks knew what to expect from a cocktail. By today’s

Eeyore’s Requiem

When we first saw the ingredients for this cocktail at The Violet Hour in Chicago, we couldn’t bring ourselves to order it. It seemed just too over-the-top with bitter ingredients.

Art Of Choke

Pursuing a casual interest in cocktails will lead you through some delicious modern recipes and most of the classics. In fact, many cocktail books, either by way of documenting recipe

Chrysanthemum

Dry vermouth—it’s hard to find another ingredient that is so important and yet so unloved by the masses. Vermouth is aromatized wine, and as any wine appreciator can tell you,

Bensonhurst

Some of you may recognize the name of this cocktail as another Brooklyn neighborhood. That’s because it’s one of the variations of the Brooklyn cocktail, one of several modern recipes

Bobby Burns

There aren’t a lot of cocktails that feature Scotch as the base spirit, and because of that, you don’t find very many here at Summit Sips. Over time, we’ll slowly

Americano

Some time ago when we featured the Negroni as our Drink of the Week, we included the Americano as a bonus recipe. Today, we’d like to give the Americano its

Chaplin

Here’s a great and somewhat unusual cocktail for those of you looking for a spirit-driven tipple that’s a bit out of the ordinary. It comes by way of Ben Dougherty