This is a slightly sweeter riff on the classic 2:1 Manhattan. The addition of the French black raspberry liqueur, Chambord, adds a jammy, dark berry flavor.
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
- 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.
Fellow cocktail enthusiasts are likely aware of Mixology Monday – an online cocktail community that Paul Clarke created in April of 2006. Despite having hosted a Q & A session with him in 2016, I wasn’t much a participant in MxMo. And regretfully, not only is Mixology Monday coming to a conclusion with this final installation entitled “Irish Wake“, but I have only been a lurker and never offered a contribution. So with this final installation, I’ve decided to put together a cocktail. Read more
In addition to experiencing the flavor and aroma of a cocktail, appreciation comes from knowledge of its history. However, our tendency is only to study modern history and investigate the birth of the cocktail rather than the historical context of drinking culture which predates it. For Americans this means Read more