Cocktails

Cocktails

Pina Colada Recipe

The Pina Colada is a fantastic drink that is requested quite often at the bar, though not all bars make them properly. Pina Colada is...

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Vodka Pays the Bills

Vodka, the spirit that really does pay the bills for most bars. When I first started writing about cocktails, I wanted to focus on drinks...

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Summer Beverages for the Thirsty of Gotham (1884)

Before I began my long hiatus on Art of Drink, I had accumulated hundreds of old newspaper articles about drink and cocktails in the 1800s....

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Margarita Cocktail Recipe

One of the crown jewels in the cocktail world is the Margarita. Like some of the classic French and Italian recipes every chef should know,...

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Diablo Cocktail

While I was thinking about what to write, I glanced up and notices my collection of Food & Drink magazines from the Liquor Control...

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Protonic Cocktail

Having a good name for a cocktail is essential, especially if you want to get it into a bar or publication. Part of the fun, if you can...

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The Bull

Some days I like an ice cold beer. It is easy to make, especially when it is a twist top. Most of the beer I stock is microbrew because I...

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Burnt Island Cocktail

This drink was wholly inspired by aged whisky. When creating a new drink, the inspiration should come from something, and not just the...

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Hussar Sour

Bullets and grenades was what I was thinking when I whipped up this cocktail. As samples arrive on my desk, they sometimes gather into...

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Planter’s Punch

The heat and humidity have finally arrived and it is time to break out some summer sippers. The Planter’s Punch is a pretty common...