Chemistry of the Cocktail
Samples and Drams
Friday, March 5, 2021
Madeira Review: Rare Wine Co New York Malmsey
Finally we reach the end of this series that was rudely interrupted by last summer's raging forest fires. My introduction to madeira was...
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
New Cocktails: the Apricot Sour
I've had this one bouncing around in my head for a few years ever since I picked up a bottle of Luxardo's apricot liqueur. Compared ...
Saturday, February 13, 2021
New Cocktails: Don's Daiquiri
Looking over Don the Beachcomber's ouvre, one of his most common touches was the combination of a dash of Angostura bitters with half a ...
Friday, February 5, 2021
New Cocktails: the Improved Amargo Cocktail
I realized a while ago that it has been a long time since I last had a tequila cocktail. I also recently purchased a bottle of Sfumato and ...
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Classic Cocktails: Reverse Perfect El Presidente
I've enjoyed the classic El Presidente before and was inspired to give it the reverse perfect treatment when I saw it come up on a list...
Friday, January 29, 2021
New Cocktails: Hello Stranger
While I've been getting a lot of my drinks from the Art of the Shim lately, I've had my eye out for other vermouth-based cocktails. ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
New Cocktails: Rum Dandy Shim
After a bunch of stirred drinks lately, I eventually went looking for a good sour. This one also comes from The Art of the Shim and was orig...
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