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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


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


Blood and Sand

Scotch can be a tricky little bugger, especially when trying to use it in cocktails. It doesn’t play well with the other ingredients. Only 2 scotch based cocktails have survived the test of time: the Rusty Nail (made with Scotch and Drambuie, a liqueur made from Scotch that tastes like Scotch) and the Rob Roy (a Manhattan with Scotch instead of rye or bourbon). 84 more words


Martinez: Dry version

The Martinez is a very old drink.  Many regard it as the forerunner to the Dry Martini. It can be found in O. H. Byron’s 1884 Modern Bartender, where  it becomes a… 265 more words


Negroni Sbagliato

Such a yummy variation of the Negroni. Sbagliato means mistake so I’m guessing they made this as a mistake but it’s one of those good tasty mistakes. 20 more words


Brooklyn: Sweet Vermouth

Tonight, a variation to a favourite recipe: the Brooklyn is based on the traditional Manhattan Sweet, but instead of the bitters, a few dashes of Maraschino are added to give a more fruity flavour. 300 more words


The HPW Cocktail

This rather simple variation on the Martinez comes from the venerable Savoy Cocktail Book yet again. The drink, so the story goes, was invented for, or perhaps in honor of, Mr. 212 more words

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