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Velvet Fog

We were browsing old, saved recipes and found this Violet Hour sipper shared by Toby Maloney many years ago. It shares a name with a more popular drink by Dale

Bourbon Renewal Renewal

The effect of the pandemic on bars and restaurants has been sad and frustrating over the past couple of years. Despite efforts to enable cocktails to go or to raise

Paper Plane

Way back in December of 2010, we wrote about a cocktail to commemorate the Wright brothers first flight at Kitty Hawk. That drink was the Paper Airplane. Back then, we

Slope

The darker, colder months often set the mood for strong, spirit-driven sippers. Scrolling back through past recipes we have posted in late autumn or early winter, we typically select Manhattan-like

Revolver

The revolver is a modern classic created in San Francisco in the early 2000s by Jon Santer. The name of this cocktail is somewhat a play on words if you

Swearengen Sling

We were thumbing through the excellent book, Death & Co. and for some reason, this cocktail caught our attention. We immediately recognized the name, but it took a few moments

Cobble Hill

Described by its creator, Sam Ross as a summertime Manhattan, it is also one of the Brooklyn variants that always seem to top our lists of favorite cocktails. Drinks like

Brooklyn

Even if you are not familiar with the Brooklyn cocktail, you are probably not surprised that Manhattan isn’t the only New York borough with a cocktail named after it. But

Emerald

An easy way to mix a variation on the Manhattan cocktail is to swap the whiskey. The simple two-to-one formula combines spirit with sweet, Italian vermouth and a dash of

Smoke Signals

More than ten years in the making, we are finally posting a cocktail we discovered during our first week in Portland. It was the vacation that inspired a cross-country move.

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.

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