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The Norman Conquest: from England to San Diego

Last year I visited the American Bar at the Savoy Hotel in London and tried one of Erik Lorincz‘s creations, the Norman Conquest. It was similar to a Manhattan with a mix of bourbon and calvados as the base spirit. 600 more words


La Florida Cocktail

The name is very similar to the Floridita Daiquiri but they are two different drinks. The combination of white Crème de Cacao, sweet vermouth, lime and grenadine in the… 63 more words


Friday Night Cocktail

The Waldorf Cocktail.

This was apparently the signature cocktail at the Waldorf-Astoria Bar in the early 20th Century. Like a lot of cocktails I like it’s a riff on a Manhattan. 53 more words


Lakewood Cocktail Club - October 2014

We let two things guide the creation of the October menu: gin and Halloween. Halloween is obvious, the gin probably less so, though it makes more sense when you realize that it’s still 85 degrees in Texas this time of year. 408 more words


Corpse Reviver

It’s time for another holly jolly Christmas.  At least, it’s time that decorations full of bright colors throw themselves up all over the house.  In honor of this festive time of year, this is the first of my “12 Cocktails of Christmas”.  211 more words

Martini Glass

The Cocktail

On Friday, we pay a penance for enjoying all that’s great about Thursday—football, turkey, my Pumpkin Spice Dark and Stormy. Most of us spend the day on our ass, fighting a food coma and grazing on leftovers. 290 more words

Negroni + Sazerac = Negroniac

Ok, bear with me a moment because I want y’all to think about this before you read any further: What if one were to combine a… 216 more words

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