Tag: bitters

Organize Your Bitters

If you are like us, you have collected quite a few bitters brands over the years. Cocktail bitters typically come in “woozy” bottles for dashing small quantities into drinks. However,

Cold Brew & Tonic

Normally, we don’t reach for tonic when we want a cocktail. The old G&T may be a popular choice, but we think it’s because people don’t know what else to

Otoño Cocktail

Some years ago, we received a gift from a family member living in Spain. Pacharán (or Patxaran) is a sloe berry and anise flavored liqueur from the Navarre community of northern

Coffee Cocktails

Coffee flavor in cocktails is nothing new. Classic recipes like Mexican and Irish Coffee are legendary. You also have coffee liqueur which shows up occasionally in recipes (one of our favorites

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

Halloween Party Cocktails

It’s a question we get asked every year: What cocktail should I feature at my Halloween party? There are a lot different answers depending on what is important for your situation. 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

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

Green Glacier

Here’s a drink we jotted down several years ago while reading about Chartreuse. It’s no secret that this complex herbal elixir is a favorite at Summit Sips—as it is among most cocktail

Travel Cocktail Kit

Not long ago, someone sent us the link to a clever gift item called the Carry On Cocktail Kit. We checked the link, read the descriptions, viewed the pictures and decided

Gilded Cage

One of the challenges often faced by cocktail enthusiasts is reconciling  the fact that vodka—the most popular spirit in North America—isn’t fairly represented in classic cocktail books. In fact, you just