Holiday Cocktails: Baileys Eggnog

Holiday Cocktails: Baileys Eggnog

What brings more smiles to Christmas than Santa? If you said family and friends, you’d be correct. However, the holidays can be stressful, and sometimes people need a little help getting into the Christmas spirit. And by “Christmas spirit,” I mean a little Irish...
The Bijou: A New Classic Cocktail

The Bijou: A New Classic Cocktail

The Bijou is a more obscure classic than others. It’s as old as the Manhattan and Martinez, but with much less fame than its classic brethren. The Bijou (which is French for jewel) first appeared in the 1882 Bartender’s Manual by Harry Johnson. The timing of this...
Cocktail Classic: The Negroni

Cocktail Classic: The Negroni

Want to make a bartender smile inside? Order a Negroni. The Negroni is a universally loved drink of those who tend bar. But why? The secret lies in the myriad of variations possible in a drink that only has three parts. By switching the gin or sweet vermouth you use,...
Summer Cocktails: The French 75

Summer Cocktails: The French 75

Quick – what has as much punch as a WWI French artillery gun, but is as classy as a Parisian ball? Answer: The French 75. The French 75 is a true classic cocktail. Refreshing, effervescent, and elegant… just like the artillery gun it was named after. There were...
Cocktails: The Old Fashioned

Cocktails: The Old Fashioned

An iconic drink that has stood the test of time So…how old is the old fashioned? The old fashioned is as old as ice in bars. Think about that for a moment, and let that sink in like a cherry in your drink. How old is ice in bars? Well, that’s a whole story on its own,...

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