Cocktails

The Blinker
The Blinker

The Blinker first appeared in Patrick Gavin Duffy's The Official Mixer's Manual (1934).

 
The Algonquin
The Algonquin

I found The Algonquin in my copy of Vintage Sprits and Forgotten Cocktails.

 
Scofflaws
Scofflaw

The Scofflaw was created in Harry's Bar in Paris in 1924, mocking the silly 18th Amendm

 
Manhattan
Manhattan

The Manhattan is the classic rye whiskey drink.

 
Applejack toddy fixins
Applejack Toddy

Applejack was the drink of choice in Colonial America. It is said that George Washington produced quite a bit of Applejack in his day.

 
The Martini
Martini

So, yeah... I'm not much of a gin drinker.

 
Sazerac
Sazerac

If you are going to New Orleans, by all means order up a Sazerac!

 
Rum Smash and Goldfish
Blueberry Rum Smash

Global warming! It certainly feels like it. For the fourth or fifth time this year we have had triple digit temperatures!

 
Hawaiian Queen Bee
Hawaiian Queen Bee

We're back! After a short hiatus from Friday Night Cocktails we are back with a lovely rum drink, the Hawaiian Queen Bee.

 
The Opal
The Opal

Now that summer is upon we've decided that it is gin season, so, we opened up the old 12 Bottle Bar and found us a good one; the Opal!

 
Arab Strap
Arab Strap

Coffee drinks, what can you say about coffee drinks?

 
Mint Julep
Mint Julep

On the eve of Derby Day I felt that our fancy cocktails tonight should be a nice mint julep.