These days, it seems something is always the new something else. You know, Thursday’s the new Friday, brown’s the new black, mastiha’s the new Cointreau…….. I struggle with how to describe the taste of mastiha. Tastes like NOTHING else you will ever put into a glass…Weird…foreign…aroma like a bottle of paint stabilizer or varnish […]Read more "The Greek Margarita (…with mastiha)"
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"
How can you take yourself too seriously when you’re drinking something festooned with umbrellas, cherries and crazy straws? Τhere is no better way to make this happen than with a classic Mai Tai, one of the most famous fun tropical drinks ever made! I totally get those who say it tastes like gasoline, even those […]Read more "The Mai Tai"
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"
One of the crown jewels in the cocktail world is the Margarita! I don’t think I understand people who don’t love Margaritas. Citrusy, tangy, a little salty – you gotta be nuts not to like this! It’s simple, straightforward and definitely a classic. A margarita with a salted rim can be the perfect drink on […]Read more "THE MARGARITA"
“Pink slings for pale people”. Just take a look at it. It’s pink! It has an umbrella! It’s tropical! An effectively forgotten drink,…You don’t get much more 70s, when it comes to cocktails, than the refreshing Singapore Sling. The Singapore Sling is one of those wonderful drinks that we probably have all heard of, but […]Read more "THE SINGAPORE SLING"
Today, in the midst of a global cocktail renaissance, the less we speak about the bastardization of the Daiquiri into the pink monstrosity served up at chain restaurants or beach bars, the better! This Daiquiri that consists of artificial strawberry-flavored coloring, poured over crushed ice with a dash of bad rum has taken over countless […]Read more "THE DAIQUIRI"