Tag: vermouth

Bobby Burns

There aren’t a lot of cocktails that feature Scotch as the base spirit, and because of that, you don’t find very many here at Summit Sips. Over time, we’ll slowly

Americano

Some time ago when we featured the Negroni as our Drink of the Week, we included the Americano as a bonus recipe. Today, we’d like to give the Americano its

Pontarlier Julep

Between the heat and the thunderstorms, it’s a wonder anyone in the Twin Cities is getting any sleep. This week, some of us awoke without electricity to a neighborhood full

Derby

It’s one of several drinks by this name which shouldn’t be too surprising. Plenty of cocktails are inspired by sporting men, the sports themselves and often the events that bring

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

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,

El Presidente

It may be long overdue, but we are finally getting around to posting about the El Presidente cocktail. We mentioned this drink way back in November 2009 but never provided

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

Algonquin

Named for the Algonquin Hotel on 42nd street in New York, this cocktail gained popularity after Prohibition as the hotel became known for the regular lunch gathering of Alexander Woollcott,

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