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Eeyore’s Requiem

When we first saw the ingredients for this cocktail at The Violet Hour in Chicago, we couldn’t bring ourselves to order it. It seemed just too over-the-top with bitter ingredients.

Chrysanthemum

Dry vermouth—it’s hard to find another ingredient that is so important and yet so unloved by the masses. Vermouth is aromatized wine, and as any wine appreciator can tell you,

Bitter Branch

Here’s a nice cocktail to drink while curled up next to the fireplace. It’s big and bold, salty and sweet, and a little bitter too. You could say it’s everything

Golden Dawn

As the cooler months of autumn begin to replace the summer’s heat, we often think of cocktails made with apples and darker spirits. So often, the drinks we post here

Calvados Cocktail

This is another forgotten drink recipe from the Prohibition era. It appears in print as early as Harry Craddock’s Savoy Cocktail Book but we picked it up in Ted Haigh’s

Hanky-Panky

After our first sip of Fernet-Branca we doubted there would ever come a time that we would actually enjoy the stuff. It’s a common reaction. Since then, we have proven

Cin Cyn

In some respects, our Drink of the Week was an inevitable recipe. It’s analogous to the primordial soup of amino acids that first coalesced to create life—given the right conditions,

Painkiller

We don’t post enough tropical Tiki rum drinks on Summit Sips. It’s not intentional—it just works out that way. With winter behind us now and the magnolias in bloom, we

Garnish

Over the past couple of years we’ve discussed recipes, spirits, commercial and homemade ingredients, technique and even our favorite tools—but a subject we haven’t spent a lot of time on

Mimosa

There’s nothing wrong with documenting the hunt for odd ingredients or describing exploits in the glass. We’ve waxed poetic about Italian bitters, extolled the virtues of herbal liqueurs, and even

Eastern Sour

This Drink of the Week week is actually three drinks in one. The Eastern Sour is the first of a small family of sour cocktails invented by none other than

Greenpoint

As most of us settle into a weekend of turkey dinner leftovers in all of their various forms, it made sense to feature another riff on a popular classic—not that