Green Room


Equal parts delightful and frustrating because it offers no preparation tips – just ingredients.

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The Derby


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 […]

Devil’s Delight Cocktail


August 10, 2013 (Day 93) – Devil’s Delight Cocktail This version of the recipe appears in the 1935 book What Shall We Drink by Magnus Bredenbek. 1 oz scotch whiskey 1 oz Bacardi rum 1 oz orange bitters 1 tablespoon gum syrup (Quick note: 1 oz of orange bitters is a bit ridiculous. We’d recommend just […]

Jamaican Rum Cocktail


This recipe is taken from the 1895 book Modern American Drinks by George J. Kappeler.

After Dark feat. Dodge City Distillery


This past show season, we at Cocktails, 365 were honored to be chosen as the bar manager for a new venture in a historic western Kansas town. You see, we’re in Dodge City, Kansas with writers in Chicago and Toronto. But, Dodge City is still Cocktails, 365’s home. There’s a beautiful jewel of metropolitan culture in […]

Gin-Basil Smash


Originally posted on Cocktails, 365:
April 23, 2010 (Day 83) — Gin-Basil Smash I’m pretty sure around the time I originally started this little project, I made some sort of comment towards the effect of the resurgence in cocktailism — which I’m perfectly aware isn’t actually a word. Hendrick’s Gin — which, as I’ve mentioned before,…

Learn about your food


The cocktail word is inexorably tied with the food industry. And as consumer attitudes gear more towards learning about where their food comes from, so swings the media, and so swings those of us in the cocktail world. We’re not usually big on pimping out magazines, but do yourself a favor and pick up a […]