cocktails DUBLINER

DUBLINER

The word “whiskey” comes from the Gaelic phrase “uisce beatha” (sounds like “ish-ke ba-haa”), translated literally as “water of life.” Read More

cocktails OYO SNOW STORM

OYO SNOW STORM

Micro-distilling is not a new process. During the 1700s it was quite common to find small stills on most American farms. Read More

cocktails MA-BELLE COCKTAIL

MA-BELLE COCKTAIL

Champagne is special. Cocktails are special. Put the two together and you get something even better than the individual parts: a champagne cocktail. Read More

cocktails ROSY FUTURE

ROSY FUTURE

Whenever I make a Shirley Temple for someone I remember being little and going to Prime ‘n Wine in Colerain for a fancy dinner. Read More

cocktails APPLE EGGNOG PUNCH

APPLE EGGNOG PUNCH

The word “punch” is a loan from the Hindi word “panch,” meaning five, as it was originally made with five ingredients: alcohol, sugar, lemon, water, and tea or spices. Read More

cocktails CINNAMON ORANGE MARGARITA

CINNAMON ORANGE MARGARITA

In Germany it’s popular to take tequila shots with an orange wedge sprinkled with some freshly ground cinnamon. I thought this inspiration would make a fantastic cocktail. Read More

cocktails PLUMB CRAZY

PLUMB CRAZY

No one really knows when the distillation of Irish whiskey began or, for that matter, who began it. Read More

cocktails THE MANHATTAN

THE MANHATTAN

The traditional Manhattan cocktail is a proper mix of Italian vermouth, American whiskey and Angostura bitters—garnished with a cherry—and always stirred. Read More

cocktails NUI NUI

NUI NUI

The first Tiki bar appeared in 1934 when Donn Beach (born Earnest Raymond Beaumont Gantt) opened the Polynesian-themed restaurant Don the Beachcomber in Hollywood. Read More

cocktails ARMILLITA CHICO

ARMILLITA CHICO

I love bringing back many of cocktail writer Charles H. Baker Jr.'s recipes, including the one I have for you this month: Armillita Chico! Read More