Ever since man first mixed alcoholic drinks together, other men have mixed gross things together and dared the first man to drink it. This is how we’ve come to have such a long list of disgusting sweet cocktails that accompanied most of us throughout our university years… University was a time to experiment — a […]Read more "Bitters are the new Sweet (or the remedy to hiccups)"
Do you need to forget something immediately and/or go blind? Then the Aunt Roberta is your answer. The Aunt Roberta tastes really fine despite packing in half a bottle of booze. The Aunt Roberta is less a cocktail than a cry for help. A brain-destroying mixture of absinthe, vodka, gin, and brandy, it will strip […]Read more "The Aunt Roberta"
I’m a sucker for rye based, boozy drinks – I’m a true Manhattan junkie. It’s the kind of drink I am, more or less, always in the mood for. Here’s the million-dollar tip: If you’re a fan of the Manhattan, like myself, be adventurous, try the Brooklyn. When the bartended mixed me a Brooklyn, for […]Read more "The Brooklyn"
There`s no denying it, this light delicious blend of bubbles and bitters is more of a style of drinking, an approach to drinking than a strict cocktail recipe. Delicious, refreshing, and fairly low in alcohol, a spritz is simply Aperol (or another bitter liqueur like Campari) with Prosecco and a splash of soda. It’ll take […]Read more "The SPRITZ (…THE APEROL SPRITZ)"
Bitters have long been a summer classic. If your palate loves to be shocked and challenged, then the amari are a must! Campari and Aperol are an acquired taste. I’m sure you know a few people who won’t touch the stuff and some that swear by it. I fall into the latter category. For me, […]Read more "PICK YOUR BITTERS (APEROL VS CAMPARI)"
It’s officially summer! Is it afternoon yet? With the excitement of summer afternoons comes the overwhelming desire to drink light, refreshing drinks to cool us down — preferably while sitting outside and soaking in the gorgeous weather while it lasts. You want a badass summer cocktail? You want the summer aperitivo par excellence? You want […]Read more "The Americano"
Summer is here and with it comes my favorite warm weather ritual: sipping a small aperitif outdoors before dinner. Of the many things that are nice to sip, my new love is the Lillet for its light, citrusy bittersweetness. It’s French, it’s classy, James Bond loved it! Citrusy and spicy, with a honeyed texture and […]Read more "The Lillet"