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Communist

Here’s a cocktail that goes back to 1933. According to Ted “Dr. Cocktail” Haigh’s Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails, it comes from an old pamphlet. As it’s presence in Haigh’s book

Bijou

With well over a century under its belt, the Bijou cocktail already enjoys a long history. Yet, even though most bars will have all of the ingredients, you probably won’t

Bee’s Knees

As any regular reader will attest, we are fans of classic cocktails. It would be hard to write these posts if that were not the case, since even contemporary combinations

Riviera, two ways

Sometimes,we feature classics, sometimes a riff, and once in a while it’s an exotic Tiki. There’s not really a pattern to the Drinks Of The Week here at Summit Sips,

Jasmine

This week, we feature another bitter-sour combination in the Jasmine cocktail. If you enjoyed the Campari Sour a few weeks ago, this drink is similar, although it is more complex

Last Word

This installment of the Drink of the Week is actually the last drink of 2010. If you have been following along, that makes 52 cocktail recipes posted over the past

Fog Cutter

Last weekend we got hit with our first snow in the Twin Cities, and although we previously mentioned how the colder, darker months inspire spiritous cocktails, this time the shoveling

Satan’s Whiskers

As the end of October draws near, we continue to feature the scary, the evil and the ghoulish for your Halloween drinking pleasure, even if it’s just the names that

Corpse Reviver #2

We are already a full week into October, and this being the second scariest month of the year (beware of Income Tax April), it seemed fitting to feature cocktails that

Basil Oil Garnish

Yesterday, a family member mentioned they were searching for other ways to use basil in a cocktail. The first thought was to do a search on Summit Sips to see

Suffering Bastard

As the summer fades, here’s a wonderful cocktail to help you hang on to just a little more fun in the sun. It’s usually regarded as a Tiki drink which