The 3 ingredients cocktail I’m drinking all winter – like the Negroni, but, uh, better! The Boulevardier is one of those classic cocktails that everyone should drink on a regular basis. Essentially, it’s this wonderful combination of rye whiskey, Campari, and sweet vermouth or what you’d get if a Negroni and a Manhattan had a […]Read more "THE BOULEVARDIER"
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"
“The bitters are excellent for your liver, the gin is bad for you,” wrote Orson Welles while working in Rome in 1947. It’s one of the earliest reports of the relatively new Negroni. “They balance each other,” he remarked, and indeed, balance is the operative word in this aperitivo. For me, the Campari is one […]Read more "THE NEGRONI"