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Champagne Cocktails

We have said it before and it still holds true: It’s never a bad time to open a bottle of champagne. Although we like to keep a bottle of bubbly

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,

Barrel Aged Cocktails Part 2

Click here for Part 1 to find out how this started. Several weeks ago we featured a technique involving oak barrels and batched cocktails. In that post we described some

Leap Year

If we didn’t post something about this cocktail today we would have to wait four more years to get excited about it again. And you know what? It’s not a

Barrel Aged Cocktails

All the cool kids are doing it, so Summit Sips couldn’t wait any longer. We just had to try our hand at barrel-aged cocktails. It sounds like a lot more

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

Oriental

As far as we are aware, there’s nothing truly oriental about the cocktail this week. It appears in the Savoy, not some asian bar manual. It is accompanied by a

Fangs Out

  Last year during the month of October we shared a series of Halloween-themed cocktails that are all great classics. The Corpse Reviver No. 2, Satan’s Whiskers, Trader Vic’s El

Edgewood

Ever since it appeared in the March/April 2008 edition of Imbibe Magazine, We have wanted to make the Edgewood by Greg Best, Holeman & Finch, Atlanta. We’re not sure why we delayed. Perhaps it was

Norwegian Negroni

It’s easy to find inspiration in cocktail books or to look at other websites for ideas, but nothing quite compares to the sights, sounds and flavors of a working bar

Bijou

With well over a century under its belt, the Bijou cocktail already enjoys a long history. Yet, even though most bars will have all of the ingredients, you probably won’t

Cruise Ship Cocktails

It’s a tricky thing, choosing cocktails on a cruise ship. Do you go with the signature Drink of the Day or pick one from the menu—a list that is bloated