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The Modern Cocktail No. 1

Another from our now random journey through the Savoy Cocktail Book, this one illustrates very well the problems inherent in Scotch-based cocktails. Despite the… 256 more words

Savoy Cocktail Book


You may have noted that it’s been some time since my last post. I have a legitimate excuse:

I was drunk.

This past weekend I negotiated a leave of absence from parental duties and attended a bachelor party in Boston. 816 more words


Guion Cocktail

The Guion Cocktail was most probably created at the Waldorf Astoria bar. This is the recipe as presented by Robert Hess. Such a wonderful drink! 30 more words


The Alaska

We are getting to the official end of winter, so it’s my last opportunity for a while to talk about the Alaska, an icy cold and crisp… 364 more words


The Dutch Alps


2oz Genever
.5oz Genepy
.25oz Amaro Nonino
1 brspn Maraschino
4 drops Saline Solution
1 dash Orange Bitters
Lemon Twist


Add the genever, genepy, Amaro Nonino, maraschino, saline solution (see below) and orange bitters to a chilled mixing glass. 508 more words


Libations: The Irish Manhattan

A classic cocktail. It’s up there with dinner at 21, a walk across the Brooklyn Bridge and watching the sun go down atop the Empire State Building. 224 more words

Wine Wednesday

How To Improve Your Cocktail

I’m trying to self-improve lately (by “self improve,” I mean “not be chunkier than I should be”), and I shall demand that of classic cocktails on this eve. 80 more words

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