Tag: simple syrup

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

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 many others, 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

Vieux Mot

As much as we enjoy tracking down unusual ingredients and experimenting with new flavors, sometimes simple is best. Basic recipes with common ingredients that are worthwhile are often found in

Coffee Cocktails

Coffee flavor in cocktails is nothing new. Classic recipes like Mexican and Irish Coffee are legendary. You also have coffee liqueur which shows up occasionally in recipes (one of our favorites

Gangs Of New York

It’s hard not to love the Whiskey Sour with all of its many variations. Even if you don’t think of yourself as a whiskey drinker you can usually find something you like in

Poi Dog

We expected great flavors from cocktails in Maui during a recent trip to the island. Given the fact that they have such ideal growing conditions for fresh ingredients, we were hoping for wondrous

Death in the Gulf Stream

Something we often admire about classic cocktails is their simplicity. We suppose early recipes had the advantage of being first to attempt basic combinations. Such is the case, for instance, with the

Kojo

Grab your grapefruit for this one—but all you will need is the peel. If you don’t have a grapefruit for cutting the garnish—shame on you, you will have to use lemon—but

The Getaway

Five years ago, back when we were knocking bottles around in Minnesota, Derek Brown was mixing his way toward multiple accolades in Washington DC. A two time James Beard Foundation Award

Bicycles & Baskets

This could be the perfect, simplest blend of your best-tasting ingredients. The floral/citrus Bicycles & Baskets is a whiskey-based original from Kask located here in Portland, Oregon. The menu describes