Campari Part Two: Je Ne Regrette Rien


There is an outstanding french song that was popular back in the hey day of the 1950s called “Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien” which translates to “No, I don’t regret anything.” The whole song oozes class, so we figured we needed to create a cocktail that was equally class.. oozy… Yeah… So. Right. Je Ne […]

Conjure Cognac Part Two (Cocktails): Mognac


What do you do when mixing with cognac? Do you focus on its wine-like qualities and let it take center stage? Do you take it as a base ingredient similar to whiskey? We’re actually kind of fond of using cognac and brandy in a whiskey-like function. We show that in tonight’s cocktail, which is a Manhattan-based […]

ORIGINAL — Five Points


December 9, 2011 (Day 255) — Five Points Five Points (via Wikipedia): Five Points (or The Five Points) was a neighborhood in central lower Manhattan in New York City. The neighborhood was generally defined as being bound by Centre Street in the west, The Bowery in the east, Canal Street in the north and Park […]

ORIGINAL — Bowler


October 18, 2011 (Day 203) — Bowler Bowlers are cool. This is a slight variation on the classic Manhattan, one of our favorite drinks of all-times. It keeps the same simplicity, with the same tasty power. Bowler 2 oz Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon .25 oz cherry brandy 3 dashes Angostura bitters Maraschino cherry for […]

The Classic


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 […]

Stirrup Cup


June 26, 2011 (Day 90) — Stirrup Cup “It occurs to us that in a day when the motorcars have outstripped horseflesh, ‘runningboard’ cocktail would be a more suitable name for this delectable parting cup. The above recipe compounds a farewell drink potent enough to make you fancy yourself on a horse, feet in stirrups […]

Manhattan


March 6, 2010 (Day 35) — Manhattan The old fashioned Manhattan is one of the very best. And that’s our drink for this beautiful Saturday night. 2 oz bourbon whiskey 1/2 oz sweet vermouth 2-3 dashes Angostura bitters maraschino cherry for garnish Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with glass and stir well. […]