Tag: gin

Negroni

At long last, we are finally posting the Negroni for the Drink of the Week. We are finding that there are just too many interesting twists on this classic that

Destination Portland: Clyde Common

We have a new favorite location for great food and even better cocktails, but it requires a little planning to get there from St. Paul. That’s because this destination is

Monkey Gland

This week’s Drink Of The Week is actually a recipe we posted last year as a suggestion for using fresh grenadine. So far, we have tried to avoid reposting cocktails

The Collins

Before you turn away from the Collins, you must understand that this cocktail may be nothing like the one you are used to. It’s true that the past 40 years

The Income Tax Cocktail

It’s that time of the year again. Time to feel happy you have a job. Time to fill out those crazy forms. Time to feel good about paying your part.

Pegu Club

Inspired by Doug’s Pegu Blog, this week’s Drink Of The Week is a classic that has gained some momentum in recent years. The Pegu Club Cocktail originated at the Pegu Club

Get your Chartreuse Now!

Recently, we have been enjoying some cocktails made with Chartreuse. According to Camper English of the Alcademics blog, the price of Chartreuse is increasing, nationally, by $11. That’s a bit

Ramos Gin Fizz

Well, it’s Mardi Gras week, and although we just finished celebrating the Winter Carnival here in St. Paul, New Orleans is just getting started with their own annual festival. This

20th Century Cocktail

Overview We have thought about this for a while now and finally decided that the new year is a perfect opportunity to start posting a Drink Of The Week (DOTW).

Pomegranates and How to Make Grenadine

This time of the year, at least in Minnesota, you start to see fresh pomegranates in the produce section of supermarkets. When we spotted boxes of them at Costco the

How to make Tonic Water

We were never a Gin & Tonic fan, but all of that changed last year when we read Jeffrey Morgenthaler’s post about making tonic from scratch. Of course, his wasn’t