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Sweet vermouths compared

There’s a lot to vermouths these days. It’s no longer about dry, sweet and bianco anymore. Oh no. Here I decided to compare 4 sweet vermouths in a taste test. 646 more words

Classic Cocktails

HBG Video: Gin & Orange No. 1

Hey y’alllllll! Welcome to my first cocktail video! My friend, the incomparable Julian Franco came over to my lil apt, and shot this video of me making Gin & Orange No. 39 more words


sweet vermouth

A Manhattan is a simple drink: rye, sweet vermouth, bitters, and a cherry. I never thought I liked them, because I never thought I liked sweet vermouth. 388 more words


Getting Old School: The Martinez

Before there was the Martini, the was the Martinez.  At least that’s what the accepted theory says.  The Martinez is a gin cocktail that uses sweet (not dry!) vermouth, and is lightly flavored with either Maraschino liqueur, or less commonly Cointreau or Triple Sec. 214 more words

Income Tax

This seems very apt, given our PM, David Cameron’s  recent entanglements with questions of off-shore funds and inheritance. The drink itself is a variation on the Bronx cocktail – a solid mixture of gin, vermouth & fresh orange juice – with the addition of some dashes of Angostura bitters. 128 more words


Raiding the Leftovers, Part 2: The Negroni

Last week I wrote about the Boulevardier, so naturally we should look at the Negroni this week.  The Negroni is a classic cocktail that has inspired an impressive number of variations, and has developed a cult following.   229 more words

Cherry Martini

For me one of the great finds at the trade show Imbibe back in summer 2014 was Cherry Spirit, from Bold Spirits London. I’ve had a couple of cocktail at bars with it in, but always felt it had greater potential. 274 more words

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