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Mixology Monday

Mixology Monday Digestif Roundup

I really just want to thank everyone who joined me this month and shared some original recipes, and some of their favorite digestif cocktails with us for Mixology Monday. Amaro played a large role this round, in addition to some whiskeys,…

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Mixology Monday

Betsy Ross and the Flag

Here’s a digestif cocktail perfect for this month’s Mixology Monday. No, the famed flag-maker Betsy Ross did not create this boozy-based number. I think it’s delicious, nonetheless. I first came across the Betsy Ross cocktail this afternoon while flipping…

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Cocktails

Passionfruit Gimlet

A few weeks ago I enjoyed this drink while celebrating a friend’s new job at Victor Tangos. I love passionfruit, and this cocktail was fruity and refreshing. I knew more of them would be in my future. So when…

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Cocktails

Clover Club

This pre-Prohibition cocktail classic is believed to be one of Philadelphia’s contribution to cocktail history. It’s so beloved that there’s a bar in Brooklyn named after it. Clover Club Ingredients: 2 ounces gin 3/4 ounce raspberry syrup (you can…

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Mixology Monday

Clover Collins

This month’s Mixology Monday theme, hosted by none other than Frederic of Cocktail Virgin Slut, is about exploring the possibilities and the art of Mashups. Not just for radio stations these days, bartenders and cocktail enthusiasts everywhere are discovering the…

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Cocktails

C’Bus 75

When life provides you with pears, make this Riesling Poached Pear Sorbet with them. When you have a less than amazing day, grab a coupe and add some Cognac and Champagne to it. Et Voila, the C’Bus 75. I…

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Wine

What’s In My Wine Bag

This week was a busy one. It’s coined in the industry as OND (October, November, and December). The busiest time of the year. The Holidays. A time for celebration. People are spending money on restaurants, good wines, and good…