Tag: grand marnier

A Guide to Orange Liqueurs

I'm fascinated with orange liqueurs. Whether it's triple sec or curaƧao, dry or sweet, orange or blue, I love the stuff. Not to drink on its own — I've never really cared for that — but for use in cocktails. Orange liqueur is one of the most important cocktail ingredients, adding depth and flavor to … Read more

Cohasset Punch: Chicago’s Own Cocktail

Cohasset is a small town on the coast of Massachusetts, not far from Boston. It can fairly be described as tiny, barely mustering a population of 7500 souls. So how did it come to be the namesake of one of Chicago's signature cocktails? According to Eric Felten, the drink was created for Victorian-era actor William H. … Read more