If you’ve ever been to Crete, or if you have ancestors that are from the island, chances are pretty good that you’ve had Tsikoudia. In other parts of Greece, it’s known as Raki or Tsipouro. In Italy it’s called Grappa, in Spain it’s referred to as Oruja To Americans, it’s often considered a form of […]Read more "Any disease not cured by tsikoudia is very serious"
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"
Confession time: at home, for the most part, I prefer to drink my whiskey neat. Pour a finger’s width or two of my favorite single malt and I’m happy mom! But when I’m out with friends, I like creativity with my booze. You know, a nice whiskey cocktail! It may not be Friday just yet, […]Read more "the Vieux Carré"
If you want a Manhattan on steroids, try the Diamondback! Here’s a medicinal cocktail with healing powers that’s named after a snake for a reason…. It’s lethal! Or maybe it’s because this cocktail will cure a snake bite – nobody knows for sure, so it’s your call. To say the Diamondback is a strong drink […]Read more "THE DIAMONDBACK"
If you like the infamous Long Island Iced Teas, you should definitely try the Twelve Mile Limit – a much classier way to get totally wasted, if that’s your thing! One of the booziest cocktails you’ll ever drink – an incredibly tasty drink that is simultaneously sweet, tart, spicy, and rich – everything you could […]Read more "THE 12 MILE LIMIT"
A jewel from the 1880’s! A true gem that sparkles and shines that will put a twinkle in your eyes! A delicious, polished, multi-faceted cocktail that I bet you`ll declare a crown jewel! Don’t let the similarity to the Negroni fool you. It’s much sweeter, more vegetal, and has some serious bite. It gives you some […]Read more "THE BIJOU"
This is what life after Heisenberg is all about: locked away in his apartment, Jimmy McGill, formerly known as Saul Goodman, pours himself a tumbler of Scotch and Drambuie, the preferred drink of depressed old men… The Rusty Nail is a quintessential, unforgiving “old man” drink. Here’s a drink that will put hair on your […]Read more "THE RUSTY NAIL"