A quiet and potent whiskey cocktail, much like it’s namesake.
Musing on years new and old, and a rye-based Last Word variation all the way from New York City.
A garnet-colored holiday Hallelujah perfect for a large gathering.
A delightfully simple Halloween cocktail with just the right amount of spice.
Just what the doctor ordered.
A drink that waited a month to go live—I could blame my procrastination on the wedding or Tales or any number of things but this cocktail—or more to the point, its namesake—is a bit intimidating to write about.
Generally I try to learn from my mistakes. Using all whole-wheat flour when making pancakes? Little bit like eating cardboard. Drinking anything of a color that resembles neon? Hangover. Taking on my sister at Dance Dance Revolution? Sweaty, pathetic failure. As a result, I don’t do these things anymore. Thus, when cruising through the Savoy [...]
I found this stashed in Esquire Drinks in the chapter on what to imbibe when you’re dealing with having had a bit too much. I didn’t realize this at the time, as I was looking for something to make with an open bottle of cava, so the hefty pour of whiskey didn’t seem strange to [...]
Of late, most of my cocktail forays are motivated by a strong desire to unwind. I was trolling for something that would hit the spot and hit on the Vieux Carré over at Drinkboy. This one is a classic that I’ve floated past a few times, mostly because I always lack one of the ingredients. [...]
There’s been an amazing number of happy cocktail blog coincidences in my life lately. I will have just picked up an ingredient and, lo and behold, the next day I’ll find someone has posted a recipe that uses that very ingredient! First it was the Nacional, concocted by Jeffrey Morgenthaler, then I ran across the [...]