I love these two wonderful old classic New Orlean cocktails…The glory that was the Sazerac and the grandeur that was Ramos gin fizz in the old days had people from far away dreaming about the city where these magnificient cocktails were made.
And rightly so…
Both of these cocktails are masterpieces and they are [...]
To continue my swizzle series…here`s the 151 Swizzle – and this is one hell of a tasty drink! it`s very simple too – and the combination of ingredients is brilliant. This drink was served by Tony Ramos at Don the Beachcomber`s in Hollywood in the 1960s.
Using 1.5 oz of the heavy Lemon Hart 151 [...]
These are two gorgeous cocktails. The Herbsaint frappè is the Herbsaint signature cocktail and a frappè (fra-pay) is an iced drink where the outer of the glass is covered with a thin film of ice from the stirring. You fill the glass to the brim with cracked ice and pour in the liquid and stir [...]
With spring comes new bitters…
Released in Europe while awaiting approval for the US – the Bitter Truth has come up with a stunning product – the Creole Bitters – and they make a spicy intense Sazerac..
The Creole bitters are based on a sampling of a pre-prohibition version of Peychaud’s – which makes [...]
“French in name, French in origin, and French in its sophisticated appeal, Legendre Herbsaint is a drink distinctly European in character.”
Herbsaint advert from 1930`s
The Sazerac Company`s new recreation of the original Herbsaint complete with a gorgeous vintage label was a very pleasant thing to try out, it has that little bite and [...]