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"
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"
Here’s a classic that you’ll definitely want to note. If you’re a fan of the Manhattan or the Negroni, who knows, it may even become a new favorite! Me, I’m totally hooked. Delicious and complex, strong and balanced, this cocktail has a warmth to it that I’ve never experienced with gin. It’s rapidly become a […]Read more "The Martinez"
Here’s a gangsta one! Here’s some “Good Stuff” for the cocktail veteran, but also for the newcomer to the game, a great drink to get you into gin. And what I do know is that it’s a damn good cocktail coming from a time when cocktails weren’t exactly top-notch. 1920’s Chicago: the training ground for […]Read more "THE SOUTHSIDE"
If nothing else, this one with the embarrassing name is an attention-getter! Nowadays, if you’re an adult male who feels the need for a little help in the arena of “male enhancement”, you reach for one of the blue pills. In the 1920’s, if you needed a little va va voom in the bedroom, you […]Read more "THE MONKEY GLAND"
A little bit of medicine to help the rest of the day go down… “To be taken before 11am or whenever steam and energy are needed.” Do you drink before 11am? No? Well, maybe you should… Did you know that there used to be an entire subsection of cocktails devoted to morning drinking? Drinks designed […]Read more "THE CORPSE REVIVER #2"
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"