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)"
Summer vacations – summer vacations: to me, those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language! Plus, it’s time for my annual Summer Drinking 2016 crusade. Summer vacations is my most favorite time of year: when everyone is so filled with hope and possibility and love for the entire world and […]Read more "The Happy choice"
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"
The last word for the end of the world! Easy to assemble but hard to forget…The Last Word — a pale green, innocent-looking thing that tastes like no other cocktail. A beautiful lime-green liquid, sweet and sharp that can make a gin lover out of almost everyone. And yes, the 4 unique flavors blend together […]Read more "The Last Word"
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"
Even if sweet drinks aren’t usually your thing (they aren’t mine, for sure), everyone should try this iconic drink at least once. I still have a soft spot for the silly pun of this 80’s throwback. When it comes to cocktails, the classic Fuzzy Navel is one of the easiest drinks around — in more […]Read more "The Fuzzy Navel"