The Pink Lady

It’s National Pink Day! The first signs of spring start to stir, inspiration is in the air. Almost-blooming trees and birds twittering have me thinking pink! Rising temperatures, spring parties are best enjoyed with pretty pink drinks! And when I think pink, I think silly drinks for silly girls’ nights! Ladies, meet the Pink Lady! […]

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The Penicillin

Are you a survivor of the tyranny of vodka cocktails? Have you been affected by the “tequila epidemic”? If so, Penicillin is the remedy. I don’t know how the name came up, but with ingredients like two kinds of Scotch, honey and ginger, the cocktail sounds more like something you’d call “Granma’s cough medicine.” The […]

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The Whiskey Sour

It’s almost (almost) the weekend and I need a little liquid courage to get me through the next couple of days. No time for fancy challenging stuff. I just need a comfortably delicious drink. So, here comes the classic cocktail that won’t make me sour! It’s as simple as you can get and still be […]

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THE SOUTHSIDE

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 […]

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THE 12 MILE LIMIT

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 […]

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THE CORPSE REVIVER #2

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 […]

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THE FRENCH ’75

Do you want to look like the much more serious brunch-time drinker that you are? Are you looking for the perfect cocktail for before, during and after your scrambled eggs and bacon? Then the French ‘75 is the ideal classic cocktail you need to rediscover again and again. The combination of gin, lemon juice, and […]

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