Tag: vodka

The Gimlet

We have often cited the importance of using fresh juice in cocktails, and we stand behind the idea. One of the easiest ways to up your game when making amazing

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

Drink with No Name: The Harrington

This drink started life in the 1990s without a name. It was originally created by internet blogging pioneer and Wired Magazine’s online cocktail writer, Paul Harrington. Back then, Paul went by the

Gilded Cage

One of the challenges often faced by cocktail enthusiasts is reconciling  the fact that vodka—the most popular spirit in North America—isn’t fairly represented in classic cocktail books. In fact, you just

Le Coco

We love the “hunt” for ingredients to reproduce something delicious at home. Even after amassing an embarrassingly complete inventory of possibilities, this drink forced us to collect a few things we

Republic of Jam Cocktail Club

This past weekend we were invited to participate in the quarterly Cocktail Club at Republic of Jam. Being asked to contribute recipe ideas was an honor, and it was even

Part & Parcel

Here’s another Toby Maloney great that’s nice to have at the ready for anyone who says they want a good vodka cocktail. It’s also an opportunity to play a little

Grounded For Life

Depending on what part of the world you are in, you may or may not be feeling the onset of autumn. In Portland, Oregon there’s rain in the weekend forecast

Cosmopolitan – Seriously.

Not everyone who reads Summit Sips will understand the implications of posting the Cosmopolitan as our Drink of the Week. In cocktail geek circles, the Cosmo is the quintessential “bad

Creative Holiday Gift Ideas

One of the best gifts you can give someone interested in cocktails is booze. You don’t even have to break the bank (although you might reconsider picking from the bottom