Well here`s something right up my alley…a twist of the Sazerac containing absinthe, gin and campari…
And not only that but it also uses a strong spicy bourbon while the classic Sazerac uses rye or cognac or both.
I`m a huge fan of the Sazerac – THE quintessential cocktail of New Orleans, or shall [...]
During Tales there´s always some bitters going around and i now have five new bitters to play with and first out are 2 bitters from Miracle Miles – Chili-Chocolate and Yuzu.
Miracle Miles bitters are locally made artisanal bitters that started just over a year and a half ago. Louis Anderman – the maker [...]
Saintsations and Young Pinstripe Brassband to kick off the Taless 2011 toast.
Brassbands…some of the best music you can hear.
The yearly toast to kick off Tales started with music and dance by the Young Pinstripe Brassband and the Saintsations! and as a huge Saints fan i was very happy to see [...]
I keep coming back to Campari over and over again, not too often but regularly because i really appreciate this bitter and very special tasting aperitif.
It goes perfectly with all kinda citrus fruits and traditionally its the lemon and orange that is used, naturally since that`s what`s growing in Italy – the home [...]
Dark Rum and Campari…two of my favorites makes for a wonderful combo together in mixed drinks.
Here`s a fabulous cocktail, invented by A:J Rathbun, the Crimson Slippers, found on his blog Spiked Punch. When researching this cocktail i also found it on Cold Glass blog but in a slightly different take.
Already 2011 very soon..time flies i must say. I`m happy for that cuz that means that the next summer is approaching..and since i`m no winter person the faster the better!
Here`s two cocktails – both with rum…what else? The first with Campari, lime and my newly made batch of hibiscus grenadine. The second with rhum [...]
The content in my glass is glistening like red rubies and i get thirsty by just looking at it. I know too well how completely satisfying a glass of Campari can be – on the rocks, with soda or orange juice.
From the land of bitter aperitifs and digestifs – Italy – we are [...]
To me there will always be something very special with Tiki drinks, they are so much more than beautiful to look at and so bloody tasty! – and a pain in the ass to make sometimes, especially if you need to make many but if you just hang on and go through with them [...]
The first thought that comes to mind when tasting this chocolate spirit is that of a very fine chocolate, in fact i`m transported back to childhood, to those x-mas dinners where the best chocolate was served and as soon as you opened the box the fragrance teased you with tempting promises.
Its that same [...]
Vermouth is the topic of this Mixology Monday – a topic that to me brings back many sweet memories from my early travels in my teens, especially it means Italy to me, not only was i introduced to Campari there but also to Vermouth namely Cinzano and Martini.
We used to drink them neat [...]