The number of cocktail books that came out in 2017 will make your head spin faster than 3 shots of cheap tequila. Here are my 4 favorites along with the reasons why. Read more
Thanksgiving is generally a time shared with family and friends over food and drink. The food certainly takes the spotlight, and wine is the de-facto alcohol of choice. Sherry is one of the more popular wines found in cocktails, and let’s not forget vermouth, a fortified and aromatized wine. Read more
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- 1½ ounce Rittenhouse rye
- ½ ounce Sombra mezcal
- ½ ounce Averna
- ¼ ounce Aperol
- ¼ ounce St. Germain
- Combine ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and stir until chilled.
- Garnish with expression from a flamed orange peel.
While it was the small, well-designed bottle and label that initially caught my attention, it was the ingredient list that led me to the purchase. It doesn’t get much simpler than aloe vera, cucumber, eau de vie, lemon peel, muskmelon, spearmint, sugar, and water. Read more
Here is a recipe for homemade tonic syrup that’s perfect for making a gin and tonic. Aside from the cinchona, water, sugar, citric acid, and salt, feel free to modify this recipe to suit your tastes. This recipe provides the classic Read more