I have a friend named Larisa – she’s pretty cool. She’s the marketing manager at the Andaz Hotel in Hollywood and a few months ago she brought me a Tealeaves sampler after meeting with them at the hotel. Knowing I’m a lover of beverages beyond my beloved whisk(e)y she thought I would enjoy the… Continue!
A couple weeks ago I received an email from a nice fellow at Diageo asking if I’d like to write about one of their featured cocktails and one in particular caught my eye; The Harper’s Bet. This cocktail was developed by Mark Corley at The Silver Dollar in Louisville, Kentucky. It features my favorite category of fruit, citrus, and… Continue!
The Gentleman’s Cocktail is a prohibition cocktail that is equal parts interesting and refreshing. Ice, club soda and creme de menthe on their own make a very refreshing drink and adding the brown liquors give it an interesting flavor punch that is equal parts sweet and savory. The creme de menthe really seems to accentuate the… Continue!
This prohibition era bourbon cocktail is quite flavorful with the sweet and sour notes playing off of the big bourbon base.,Though unless you like really sweet cocktails I would recommend easing up a bit on the grenadine. That mountainous tablespoon can force this cocktail into candy land for those without a major sweet tooth (like… Continue!
A prohibition-era bourbon cocktail, the Basin Street has an incredibly refreshing flavor. The Triple Sec (use a better curacao if you have it on hand) and lemon juice make a delightful combination with the bourbon and enhance some of the natural citrus undertones that many bourbons tend to carry. A smooth cocktail that doesn’t require… Continue!