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Vesper

This week we want to keep it short and sweet. The Vesper, or as some call it, the Vesper Lynd, is a drink named after a Bond girl. In fact,

Punch Drunk

We wanted to write a few words about our experiments with Punch. As the tagline suggests, Summit Sips is about exploring the mysteries of mixology. Whether or not you like

Aviation

We have been waiting all year to post this cocktail because we wanted to do so at an appropriate time. We thought about wating until the Wright brothers’ anniversary of

Gin Red Basil Smash

We simply couldn’t let the summer slip by without featuring our favorite summer drink, the Gin Basil Smash, but this time with a twist. We mentioned this drink last year,

Singapore Sling

A few weeks ago we featured the Blood and Sand cocktail after finally tracking down some Cherry Heering. We wondered if perhaps there were readers looking for additional ways to

French 75

We’re not sure where we read it, but we have long believed that it’s a good idea to always have a bottle of champagne chilling in the refrigerator. You just

Martinez

You may be wondering, Martinez? Don’t you mean Martini? Well, we mean both. You see, the origin of the Martini is somewhat fuzzy, but almost everyone agrees that the Martini

The Pimm’s Cup

With everything going on lately related to the World Cup, there’s a completely different Cup that gets pretty popular this time of the year. Take your mind away from soccer

Southside

About this time of year we start longing for the Gin Basil Smash, but our basil is just barely getting started. Mint, on the other hand, gets established quickly, and

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

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