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One of My New Favorite Whiskey Cocktails

It’s a Frankenstein concoction. A bunch of ingredients together which you probably would not normally mix. But when you’re bored and have time to experiment, why not throw it all together and see how it tastes? 198 more words

Drinks & Cocktails

Tin Fairy

Tin Fairy

1 oz Rock Creek Rye Whiskey
1 oz Dolin Sweet Vermouth
0.5 oz Absente Absinthe Refined Liqueur
0.5 oz Stirrings Ginger Liqueur
1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar… 428 more words

Angostura Bitters

The Martinez



2 oz. Old Tom–style gin

1 oz. Italian red vermouth

1⁄2 tsp. Luxardo maraschino liqueur

2 dashes bitters (preferably an aromatic Blend) 43 more words

Sweet Vermouth

Low ABV Staples


1 1/2 oz Aperol
1 1/2 Sweet Vermouth
1/4 oz Maraschino Liqueur

Combine in a glass, stir with ice.  Strain into an ice filled rocks glass.   573 more words

On The Rocks

Negroni: Bitters Kick Kicking on a Classic

I love gin. It reminds me of the dense, foggy, coniferous forests that suddenly break onto the dramatic cliffs of the Pacific Northwestern coast.  I also love bitters not only for their bitterness, but also for their stomach-settling abilities (I didn’t believe it either, but case in point of don’t knock it ’til you try it.) 253 more words


Intro to Fernet: Hanky Panky & the Jitterbug

My first exposure to fernet was after a meal at one of my favorite restaurants in Chicago, Carriage House (now closed, we miss you!)
I had been seeing ads all over town for this mysterious “Fernet Branca” (e.g., one pictured a woman walking an alligator; perhaps this is normal in Florida…another showed a pinup girl sitting at a bar in a navy-styled corset and fishnet stockings, holding up a glass. 838 more words
The Bar


Similar to the Negroni but with a twist, exchanging the gin for a Rye gives this drink a more complicated smokey flavour than its gin relation. 32 more words