Tag: lemon

Red Hood

A few weeks ago we posted a cocktail called the Briar Patch that is flavored and sweetened with jam. Of course, we turned to our favorite local shop, Republic of

Lucien Gaudin

The Lucien Gaudin is a Prohibition-era cocktail named for the extraordinary fencing champion who won olympic gold medals in the 1920’s. We don’t know exactly why this combination of ingredients

Briar Patch

There are so many creative ways to sweeten a cocktail beyond using simple syrup. We have posted recipes over the years that make use of agave nectar, honey, liqueurs, and

Peruvian Summer Smash

When it comes to refreshing drinks for summer, it’s hard to beat the smash cocktail. If you haven’t had the opportunity to try one, or you have yet to stumble

Honeymoon

For no particular reason, we decided to feature the Honeymoon cocktail. It’s a drink we have eyed for quite some time that appears on the pages of Ted Haigh’s Vintage

Hunting Vest

There’s a restaurant on Southeast Division Street in Portland, Oregon called The Woodsman Tavern. The charcoal-fired local fare as well as the decor pays homage to Pacific Northwest traditions and

One Flight Up

This cocktail appears on the cover of the Jan/Feb 2013 issue of Imbibe Magazine. It represents a delicious collection of ingredients and techniques that come together in a drink that

La Yapa

Sometimes we have to make tough decisions. For example, Derby Day or Cinco de Mayo? As a friend of ours recently said, you don’t really have to make that choice—you

Church

We heard a rumor that everyone in San Francisco is talking about Locanda‘s Church cocktail. It’s been around since at least last summer, but it can take time for a

Secrets of the Past: Old Cocktail Books

Anyone with a sustained interest in cocktails inevitably collects a few books. Some of us find pleasure in the obscure, letting a beat-up vintage tome transport us to another place

Amaretto Sour

We are sometimes asked: Where do you find content? What inspires you to write about one particular topic or another? How do you come up with recpies to post? While

My New Religion

It’s a new year, and for many, it’s also a time to take an oath, make resolutions, or to simply look forward to whatever the new year brings. A lot