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Monkey Gland

"Oh yay, another post on the Monkey Gland", is what a lot of people might be saying. Sure, it’s been…

Corpse Reviver II

Well, after reading a number of articles on the Corpse Reviver II, on other mixology related sites, I decided to…

Johnnie Walker Swing

The house of Johnnie Walker has been a mainstay in the scotch market for many years. For good or bad,…

Finding a Job as a Bartender

As many of you know, I’m currently not tending bar. This is the first time in about four years that…

Top Skill to Have as a Bartender

Ask any bar manager what’s the most important skill for a bartender and you’ll get a lot of different answers.…

Peach Blow

Digging up old cocktails—or in this case fizz recipes—has led me to this interestingly named drink called the Peach Blow.…

Moral Suasion

A good drink can often be considered "moral ’suasion". A good one keeps you in your seat, but not by…

Manhattan Cocktail Redux

Recently I’ve been musing about the Manhattan Cocktail and with Woodford Reserve and Esquire Magazine launching the “Craft the Ultimate…

Manhattan Cocktail

The Manhattan is still widely regarded as one of the greatest cocktails ever created. Personally, a well made Manhattan is…

Egg Creams

Robert over at Off the Presses has a piece, actually a couple, on the rise of New York Egg Creams,…