Cocktails

By Jack Sharman | Martinis and other booze.

Vermouth, Bitters and Black Coffee | White Collar Wire

The transatlantic bond.<p>In speaking of the martini, Winston Churchill supposedly observed “I would like to observe the vermouth from across the room …

BBC - Culture - Absinthe: How the Green Fairy became literature’s drink

Absinthe has inspired many great authors of the last 150 years – and may have ruined some as well. Jane Ciabattari investigates the green spirit’s peculiar power.<p>Arthur Rimbaud called absinthe the “sagebrush of the glaciers” because a key ingredient, the bitter-tasting herb <i>Artemisia absinthium</i> or …

The Dry Martini Cocktail You Should Know How to Make

The Dry Martini is a classic cocktail that, like a tailored suit, is timeless. Although the original of the tipple is unclear, the Dry Martini has …

The Crimson King is the Boulevardier for Summer

Add all of ingredients into a mixing glass with ice.<p>Stir and strain into a Nick & Nora glass or serve in a rocks glass with a large hunk of …

11 Impressively Easy Bourbon Cocktails

Saying farewell to summer doesn’t always have to be shrouded in sadness, particularly when cooler weather invites cozying up with <b>bourbon</b>. From …

7 Best Cocktails to Drink While Cooking Weeknight Dinners

You can do better than cracking open a beer.<p><i>This story originally appeared on foodandwine.com.</i><p>There’s something wonderfully therapeutic about cooking …

Food and Drink

PUNCH | Meet the New Martini

“If a restaurant can only make one good cocktail, it should be a Martini,” says Will Elliott, bar director for Sauvage, a newly opened restaurant in …

Extra Fancy’s Frozen Gin & Tonic

What’s more refreshing on a summer day than a Gin & Tonic? A frozen Gin & Tonic, especially one made with cooling cucumber.1½ oz. gin<br>½ oz. tonic …

Food

Gin Drinks We Love: The Improved Bronx Cocktail

Ingredients in The Improved Bronx Cocktail<p>.75 oz<p>.25 oz<p>Sweet vermouth<p>.25 oz<p>Dry vermouth<p>.5 oz<p>Tangerine juice<p>1 dash<p>Angostura bitters<p>1 dash<p>Orange …

The New York Times Just Dropped A Pretty Amazing Cocktail Book

Proper drinks are the key to a successful summer in our view so we're making space on the shelf for the <i>The</i> <i>Essential New York Times Book of Cocktails</i> …

The rye-volution: Rye whiskey’s moment continues

Rye whiskey has been having a moment for more than a few years now.<p>According to the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, rye whiskey volumes grew 536% from 2009 to 2014, to more than half a million 9-liter cases. As new distilling techniques and styles emerge, rye continues to evolve, …

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