- 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
This añejo smash is the perfect way to graduate from the overdone margarita. There are a number of great tequila drinks out there, and this one will satisfy both the cocktail enthusiast and those who just want a refreshing summer drink. Read more
With every spirit there is an additional layer of appreciation that comes from understanding the history and production process. Nowadays we can walk into any bar and choose from a variety of beers, wines, and spirits from locations across the globe, yet what distinguishes the interesting ones is Read more
Negroni Week – one of my favorite weeks of the year. Not only do I get to partake in the forever-classic negroni, but to participate in supporting charity. However, this year is a bit different from prior years. Participating venues select a charity from the vetted list provided by Imbibe and Campari then make an initial donation to the charity.
This is an excellent infusion that’s featured in the Death & Co cocktail book. The bergamot orange notes in the tea make this excellent vermouth even more fun to incorporate into various cocktails.