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Barbadian Gin Punch Swizzle

We are always on the lookout for good recipes for genever. It shouldn’t be that hard considering that genever is basically Holland gin—the historical predecessor to London Dry styles we

Enzoni

In the Pacific Northwest, a sunny break from winter rain signals the coming of spring, and before you realize it, spring is turning into summer. As bright warm days outnumber

Grilled Grapefruit Paloma

Not a lot of history surrounds the Paloma cocktail. A name that means “dove” in Spanish, the Paloma was apparently created by Don Javier Delgado Corona, owner of La Capilla

Stargazing with Galileo

Who hasn’t been tempted to try butter in their coffee in lieu of cream? It seems pretty indulgent, but some people swear by it, calling it bullet, or bulletproof coffee.

Non-Alcoholic Margarita

Early last year we explored some options for making non-alcoholic cocktails using Ritual Zero Proof spirit substitutes. At the time, we tested their Gin and Whiskey Alternative products. We were

Bourbon Renewal

We have always felt privileged to write about recipes and techniques demonstrated by Jeffrey Morgenthaler just a few miles away at Clyde Common. One of the benefits of living in

Bramble

The Bramble cocktail is a wonderful summer refresher that features creme de mûre, although there is nothing demure about it. It’s cold and bursting with tart, bold berry flavor and

Long Island Iced Tea

The Long Island is one of those drinks whose name evokes memories—usually, a groan of nostalgic awe and respect for its potent reputation, or a chuckle of association with a

How to Make Passion Fruit Syrup

Passion fruit is an intensely flavorful fruit that grows on vines in tropical regions. It is a sun-loving plant that requires plenty of water and nutrient-rich soil. Beautiful flowers produce

Chief Lapu Lapu

Eventually, every cocktail enthusiast takes a turn down the tiki trail. Sometimes, it is just to try a popular recipe without full knowledge of the exotic flavors and culture that

Jägerita

Like everyone else, we first learned about this drink from Jeffrey Morgenthaler. The Jägerita, created by David Cordoba more than a decade ago, is surprisingly delicious despite how it sounds

Scorpion Bowl

Virtual Happy Hour is a thing. You should try it. We have always said that the best drinks are often the ones you make at home, but you do miss