The Bywater is a cocktail created by Chris Hanna of Arnaud’s French 75 Bar in New Orleans. This combination of rum, Green Chartreuse, Averna, and falernum may not seem like complementary flavors, but, in conjunction, they work extremely well.Read more
Boozy and stirred—perhaps my favorite cocktail style.
Boozy, stirred, and simple—definitely my favorite cocktail style.
Hella Bitters & Soda isn’t the first product I’ve reviewed from the ever-expanding Hella Cocktail Co. When I met their founders back in 2016, bitters were their only product. Since then, their brand has expanded to include a full lineup of bitters, mixers, and canned bitters and soda. Since their rebrand from Hella Bitters to Hella Cocktail Co., their growing product line continues their tradition of using only premium ingredients that are fresh and free from artificial additives—something much of their competitors cannot say.Read more
Smoky, herbal, and bitter. It’s hard to beat this combo of mezcal, Yellow Chartreuse, and Aperol created by Joaquín Simó during his time at Death & Co.!Read more
Moderation and mindful consumption are here to stay. These 9 tips will ensure the alcohol-free cocktail recipes you create will have the same wow-factor as their traditional counterparts.Read more
First, let’s set the record straight. The negroni is an iconic classic. A powerful, bold, and bitter union between Campari, gin, and sweet vermouth, distributed in equal parts. The recipe template is versatile and adapts well to experimentation, just be wary of naming any riffs a negroni lest you offend the members of the cocktail’s cult-like following.Read more
Occasionally, it may be useful to know the total alcohol content of a cocktail. Calculating the ABV (alcohol by volume) is not particularly difficult, but if it’s something that you need to do frequently, this handy spreadsheet simplifies the process!Read more