Here`s and old favorite…the Eastern Sour. Orange and lemon juices, sugarcane syrup, orgeat and then rye or bourbon.
It´s drink number 20 in Grog Log and is also featured in Remixed where i also found the Western Sour which contains grapefruit juice and falernum. I find yellow grapefruit juice much tastier in mixed drinks [...]
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 [...]
The fragrance of the lightly bruised mint that blends so well with the fresh lemon and warm vanilla scent is heavenly..
A mix of lemon, rye whiskey and vanilla syrup topped off with fragrant mint, is a sure good drink to beat the cold of the winter.
Its friggin`minus 11 degrees F (-24C) here [...]
A little bit of sour, a little bit of sweet, a little bit of strong and finally some weak..and no, its not a Planter`s Punch i`m making – its a Canal Street Daisy!
It takes its name from the famous Canal street which was made in the colonial era and divided the downriver older [...]
Most of the cocktail folks are well aquainted with and knows the history of Peychaud`s bitters but i think its interesting enough to write about and for those who doesn`t know here it is in a short version:
We must go back to the 1793 when Antoine Amedèe Peychaud, a creole of a french [...]
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 [...]
Vieux Carrè cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail may still seem far away but time flies and what is more fitting prior to the Tales than mixing up some genuine cocktails from the city where the cocktail was born and where the Tales of the Cocktail is celebrated each year since eight years [...]