The Companion is a lovely Fall cocktail, mixing the sweetness of pears with the tartness of lemons and a little pepper thrown in for good measure.
The Blinker first appeared in Patrick Gavin Duffy's The Official Mixer's Manual (1934).
I found The Algonquin in my copy of Vintage Sprits and Forgotten Cocktails.
The Scofflaw was created in Harry's Bar in Paris in 1924, mocking the silly 18th Amendm
The Manhattan is the classic rye whiskey drink.
Applejack was the drink of choice in Colonial America. It is said that George Washington produced quite a bit of Applejack in his day.
So, yeah... I'm not much of a gin drinker.
If you are going to New Orleans, by all means order up a Sazerac!
Global warming! It certainly feels like it. For the fourth or fifth time this year we have had triple digit temperatures!
We're back! After a short hiatus from Friday Night Cocktails we are back with a lovely rum drink, the Hawaiian Queen Bee.
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!
Coffee drinks, what can you say about coffee drinks?