Ghost of a Chance


Who’s up for a special Halloween cocktail? After all, we’re only two days away! This one is super simple, and has a great flavor that you’re sure to love (so long as you like sweet anyway). Ghost of a Chance 3 oz Fulton’s Harvest Pumpkin Pie Liqueur 1 oz Bailey’s Irish Cream 1 oz bourbon […]

Lady Agatha


The Depot Theater Company has just finished its outstanding, nigh-sold-out run of A Party to Murder by Marcia Kash and Douglas E. Hughes! That means that Cocktails, 365 was behind the bar at Imbibe! at the Depot Theater for another meal/cocktail pairing. This time around we decided to play around with the fall settings of the show […]

Young Man


August 27, 2013 (Day 110) – Young Man The creepily-named young man is a slightly modified version of the original drink that first garnered the name “Cocktail.” It’s a spirit and bitters. More or less. 3 oz brandy 1 oz French (dry) vermouth 1 dash angostura bitters 2 dashes orange curaçao Combine all the ingredients […]

Prestoman


August 26, 2013 (Day 109) – Prestoman Another pre-Prohibition cocktail, the Prestoman utilizes those ever-popular spirits from the era – brandy and absinthe. Also much like the pre-Prohibition era, it’s full of booze. 4 oz brandy 1 oz Italian (sweet) vermouth 1 oz fresh orange juice 1 dash absinthe Combine the ingredients in a cocktail […]

Princess Mary


August 24, 2013 (Day 107) – Princess Mary You know, we’ve been hitting the brutal cocktails pretty hard lately. I think we’re long overdue for a foofy cocktail. The problem, you have to understand, is that there really aren’t a lot foofy classic cocktails. Our grandparents, great-grandparents, and their ancestors loved their booze. And, they […]

New Brunswick


August 22, 2013 (Day 105) – New Brunswick New Brunswick is a thriving maritime city in Quebec. New Brunswick the drink uses maple syrup. That seems kind of racist. Jingoist, whatever. Add to it the huge number of Scots in Canada, we’re not sure how to feel about this drink’s namesake. We are sure what […]

Negroni


August 21, 2013 (Day 104) – Negroni I was legitimately surprised, digging through the archives of Cocktails, 365, to discover that we hadn’t covered the traditional Negroni. This drink has one of the best flavor-complexity-to-mixing-difficulty ratios you’ll find the classic cocktail world. It’s one of the easiest drinks to make, and also one that’s almost […]

Hula-Hula


August 18, 2013 (Day 101) – Hula-Hula We’re busting out How to Mix Drinks once more, in all its Spartan, bare-bones glory. 2 oz dry gin 1 oz curacao 1 oz fresh orange juice Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with crushed ice. Shake well and then strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with an […]

Saratoga Brace Up


August 14, 2013 (Day 97) – Saratoga Brace Up We’re spending some time with the Professor this evening for a drink that’s just a little bit shocking when you take a close look at the ingredients. The Saratoga Brace Up. Take 1 table-spoonful of fine white sugar. 2 dashes of Angostura bitters. 4 dashes of […]

Angel’s Kiss


August 12, 2013 (Day 96) – Angel’s Kiss This recipe appears in What Shall We Drink by Magnus Bredenbek (1934). It serves as a companion drink to the Devil’s Delight we featured earlier. Here’s a drink from Canada sure to appeal to the ladies. It’s a dainty drink and deserves the dainty type of cocktail glass. […]