You never know what cool or unusual product is going to come down the pike next in the cocktail game. The latest such surprise is Cardamom Bitters, Boker’s Style, produced by the lovably bitter folks at Fee Brothers. Fee Brothers is one of the mainstays of the alcohol and beverage business, having been operating in … Read more
PrintNegroni Ingredients1 oz. Gin 1 oz. Campari 1 oz. Sweet (Rosso) Vermouth Orange twist or orange half-wheel, for garnishInstructionsBuild in a rocks glass filled with ice. Stir until combined, then garnish.3.1http://professorcocktail.com/all-recipes/cocktail-recipe-negroni/Recipe from Professor Cocktail: professorcocktail.com
Cocktail bitters are something we hear about a lot in the liquid world, but many people aren’t exactly sure what they are. It’s worth your time to find out more about them, as they can be the crucial difference in whether a drink succeeds or fails. Bitters are flavorings for cocktails. Much like adding salt … Read more
Bittermens earns a lot of acclaim for their products, including both cocktail bitters and craft spirits. I still haven't had a chance to try any, but I need to rectify that omission soon. Bittermens today announces that it is the recipient of the prestigious 2012 American Treasures Award. The award will be presented at the annual Take … Read more
Liberal 1 1/2 oz Rye Whiskey1/2 oz Sweet Vermouth1/4 oz Torani Amer (or Amer Picon)1-2 Dashes Orange Bitters Stir ingredients with ice in a rocks glass. A variation on the Manhattan.
Regarded by most cocktail historians as the forerunner of the Martini, the Martinez exists in many variations. Although it is seldom drunk today, it's one of the classic cocktails for a reason, and definitely something you should try. I mixed up one in the original fashion, using Dutch genever instead of the more typical London … Read more
Kevin Sintumuang had an excellent article in the Wall Street Journal recently on one of the best, most enduring cocktails of all: the Manhattan. Take a sip. It's not a race—just a sip. Now savor. Cinnamon. Oak. Vanilla. Mint. Cornbread. Dark cherries, even. The flavors of the Manhattan seem to go on forever. Crazy good, huh? … Read more
Angostura Bitters announced yesterday the winners of their 2011 North American Cocktail Challenge. The three bartenders who will move on to represent North America in the Global Cocktail Challenge are David Delaney Jr. (from Still & Stir in Worcester, MA), Rachel Ford (Empellon in New York, NY) and Ryan Maybee (The Rieger Hotel in Kansas City, MO). … Read more