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Juicer redux

Last week we looked into whether using juice from a squeeze juicer vs. a twist juicer made a difference for oranges and grapefruit. Turns out it did. 706 more words

Lime Juice

The Libertine

Last time, contemplating Trader Vic’s Fog Cutter, I pondered the risks of combining multiple spirits—“too many spirits”—in cocktails, and the fine line between great cocktails and trainwrecks. 773 more words

Gin Cocktails

Steel-aged Manhattan

The section in Tristan Stephenson’s Curious Bartender about ageing cocktails was very interesting to read. Most cocktail ingredients – spirits, vermouths, bitters and so forth – have been through individual ageing processes before being bottled, creating their unique flavour that adds to each drink they are used in. 254 more words

Bitters

De La Louisiane Cocktail

This very old drink encountered in Stanley Clisby Arthur´s book “Famous New Orleans Drinks and how to mix ‘Em” from 1937 “deserves to once more see the light of day… 41 more words

Drinks

Rob Roy

Cocktails made with scotch whisky are not that unusual, but the general opinion is that whisky is too flavourful a drink to mix well with others, and should be enjoyed by itself. 434 more words

Bitters

Over 1000 cocktails served, El Vermut keg tapped, no más jamon serrano!

We tapped into the Tales enthusiasm last Saturday with a packed two-hour Vya cocktail & El Vermut tasting room. Hundreds of eager faces poured through the doors of the Bienville room at the Hotel Monteleone—thirsty for a cold glass of El Vermut! 1,072 more words

Recipes

A is for Agave

This coming Thursday, the 24th of July 2014, is National Tequila Day. Being the booze patriots that we are, we felt we should honor the event by making more tequila drinks. 715 more words

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