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Barrel Aged Cocktails

All the cool kids are doing it, so Summit Sips couldn’t wait any longer. We just had to try our hand at barrel-aged cocktails. It sounds like a lot more

Greenpoint

As most of us settle into a weekend of turkey dinner leftovers in all of their various forms, it made sense to feature another riff on a popular classic—not that

Oriental

As far as we are aware, there’s nothing truly oriental about the cocktail this week. It appears in the Savoy, not some asian bar manual. It is accompanied by a

Fangs Out

  Last year during the month of October we shared a series of Halloween-themed cocktails that are all great classics. The Corpse Reviver No. 2, Satan’s Whiskers, Trader Vic’s El

Atty

Back in January, Camper English of Alcademics wrote a piece for the LA Times Magazine with an interesting observation. He suggested that the Martini no longer exists because everyone who

Kir Royale

It’s been a long time since we patted ourselves on the back for the novel idea of pouring a little Chambord into a bottle of Zima. We don’t even know

Edgewood

Ever since it appeared in the March/April 2008 edition of Imbibe Magazine, We have wanted to make the Edgewood by Greg Best, Holeman & Finch, Atlanta. We’re not sure why we delayed. Perhaps it was

Zarzamora

Here’s a recipe we have been meaning to share for quite some time. It’s a highball that was our first cocktail at The Violet Hour in Chicago. That was several

Take 3

About a month ago, the New York Times published an article about summer cocktails. One of these was a highball that included the unlikely combination of St-Germain and Cynar. Leave

Sangria

Some of you may know about our sister who lives in Spain. Over the years, she has shared some wonderful stories about life in Europe, but when it comes to

Dunniette

Some time ago we wrote about St-Germain, the wonderful elderflower liqueur with a unique, fruity and floral flavor. Armed with this exciting new liqueur that showed so much promise, we

Sherry Cobbler

If ever you find yourself thumbing through the pages of old cocktail books, you will inevitably make your way past several entries involving sherry. They are easy to ignore as