Tag: ginger

Penicillin

It’s not going to cure the global pandemic, but the Penicillin cocktail by New York’s Sam Ross can make you feel better about making cocktails at home. It is a

How To Make Candied Ginger Root

Candied ginger root, sometimes called crystalized ginger, is a perfect garnish for “Buck” or “Mule” style cocktails. It also makes a delicious snack. You can buy crystalized ginger, but making

Mezcal Mule

If we made more cocktails using Mezcal we would be routinely buying more bottles and wouldn’t always feel so protective about using it. And yet, many of the drinks we

Hot Toddy Shortcut Recipe

There must be many ways to make a Toddy, because if you dig into cocktail history, the recipe first published in the Jerry Thomas guide is awful, or at least

The Lowlands

We’ve been itching to construct a drink that uses Brancamenta. It’s not the easiest liqueur to mix—think Fernet-Branca with a little more sugar and a refreshing blast of peppermint. If you

Brandy Buck

We’ve managed to stretch this line of cocktail recipes across years of posts. It’s no secret that we love our homemade ginger syrup, so it is only natural that we

Scottie Ferguson

Stocking a liquor cabinet is serious business. Space can limit decisions as much as budget, so we have always aligned with the idea that you should buy cocktails, not random bottles

Republic of Jam Cocktail Club

This past weekend we were invited to participate in the quarterly Cocktail Club at Republic of Jam. Being asked to contribute recipe ideas was an honor, and it was even

Lion’s Tail and Allspice Liqueur

During the cooler months of winter it seems like everyone is interested in baking spices. Cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and allspice are seasonal favorites. Micro breweries start to churn out winterfest

Albert Park Swizzle

Every few years the first weekend in May brings a conjunction of two events—the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo. On some occasions the two events coincide on the same

Creative Holiday Gift Ideas

One of the best gifts you can give someone interested in cocktails is booze. You don’t even have to break the bank (although you might reconsider picking from the bottom