Cocktails

Cocktails

Moral Suasion

A good drink can often be considered “moral ’suasion”. A good one keeps you in your seat, but not by force, and a really good...

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Peach Blow

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

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Manhattan Cocktail

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

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Manhattan Cocktail Redux

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

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Copyright & Cocktails

The topic of protecting ones creative cocktail works has amp’d up lately. After Eben Freeman’s session on cocktails and intellectual...

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Champagne Smash

In the world of drinks, a smash is usually a drink that contains a spirit, mint, sugar and sometimes lemon or lime. The Mint Julep and...

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Top 10 Cocktails

Being in the industry I get requests for many drinks, but rarely are they unique requests. Most of the time it is for a list of classic...

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The Big Old Boring Vodka Martini

Why do people order dry vodka martinis? Is it because they don’t know what else to order? Is it the herding effect? Or do people actually...

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Mai Tai Cocktail Recipe

The Mai Tai is a very misunderstood cocktail. Many people think this is a tropical fruit juice cocktail, but the reality is that this is a...

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Strawberry Daiquiri Recipe

On hot summer days, we have to thank Cuban bartenders for creating such thirst quenching cocktails, like the Mojito and the Daiquiri. Both...