As you can tell from the picture, this is a behemoth of a drink, and you really don’t want to be drinking several of these in a row. It will murder you. Figuratively and literally. It’s very good though, and very good for an afternoon spent with friends and family.
August 11, 2013 (Day 94) – The Derby There are a good number of variations of The Derby circulating around the world these days. Hell, there was a good number of variations circulating back in 1947 when a whopping three appeared in the 1947 version of Bartender’s Guide by Trader Vic came out. This recipe […]
May 12, 2013 (Day 4) – Gin Crusta Every time Mother’s Day comes around we mull over whether or not we’ll do a special cocktail. It’s not because we don’t love our mothers. In fact, my wife and I are both exceedingly fond of our own mothers and grandmothers. They’ve been confidants, supporters, and friends […]
Having made two different cocktails with the Zacapa so far, we decided it was about time to create something a little more simple. You see, having drank the Zacapa neat, there are some excellent notes and complexities in the rum’s flavor. While the other mixed drinks have been good, our biggest complaint is that the […]
While in high school I took two years of French. In college, I took three years of Spanish. And yet, as a twenty-something I speak jack shit aside from English. Maybe some Yiddish. And I’m really not even speaking English all that well to begin with. As such, when I should be able to wow bystanders with […]
September 3, 2011 (Day 158) — Soho Martini Ruby, Ruby, Ruby, Ruby Soho. Soho Martini 2 oz vodka 1 oz Absolut Vanilia Vodka .5 oz Orange Curacao liqueur 1 dash orange Combine the ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and then strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Delicious and vanilla with […]
June 30, 2011 (Day 93) — Knickerbein Cocktail What the hell is Knickerbein? A Knickebein is German for “crooked leg.” Perhaps this is an Anglicization bastardization of that word. Damned if we know. It’s this drink. Knickerbein Cocktail 3/4 oz Orange Curacao liqueur 3/4 oz maraschino liqueur 3/4 oz VS cognac 1 oz eggs Serve […]
June 28, 2011 (Day 92) — The Classic Today’s my birthday, bitches! Let’s get something brief and something classy. Like me in my briefs. The Classic 1 oz cognac .25 oz fresh lemon juice .25 oz maraschino liqueur 1 oz Orange Curacao liqueur Combine the ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with crushed ice and […]