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The Paddy Cocktail

Apologies to all 8 or so of my readers, because I haven’t been posting much lately. This is mostly the result of just drinking old-fashioneds… 215 more words


The Negroni. For you bitter clingers.

Never had one until last night. Being that it was World Bar Tender Day and all, I thought it only appropriate to honor the mixologists of the planet by preparing a classic. 359 more words


Charlston Cocktail

I concluded this great weekend with a wonderful classic sweet gin drink: the Charlston Cocktail (found in Death & Co´s Modern Classic Cocktails).

Ingredients… 43 more words


La Fée Verte Martini

There is perhaps no other cocktail that is more well-known, celebrated, and disputed than the martini. Today’s cocktail, La Fée Verte (aka the Green Fairy) Martini, is my spin on the iconic drink.  853 more words


Campari: The Red Mistress

There’s nothing quite as cool as old school Italian class. I don’t know where I’m getting this image, Fellini or something probably, but I see a mid-century man in a perfect suit. 994 more words


The Manhattan

The Manhattan, served in a crystal martini glass, and prepared as my father served it.  But when he ordered it, he always cautioned the bartender, “just a drop of vermouth … just wave the vermouth over the drink.” 46 more words


Hanky Panky


Whether you’re single or coupled, here’s your chance to get some Hanky Panky this Valentine’s Day! The Hanky Panky is a classic gin cocktail that’s a riff off an old standby, the martini. 593 more words