Here at TWJ headquarters (AKA my apartment in Los Angeles), we love a good Tipperary, but over the course of the the month I’ve been playing around with it and came upon what is my favorite way to consume this lovely cocktail. A version I’ve now dubbed TWJ’s Perfect Tipperary. The first thing I did,… Continue!
This is the second cocktail recipe, and liqueur, Berentzen sent me to try and I have to admit, I’m surprised by the quality in these liqueurs. I’m so used to that cloying corn syrup and artificial sweetener flavor from the DeKuyper’s stuff I’ve used in the past that it’s almost refreshing to use something that’s… Continue!
Typically I’m not a huge fan of most cocktail liqueurs. They end up being cloyingly sweet and have funny aftertastes that often ruin the cocktail. That’s why I’m a bit shocked to be posting this cocktail because it’s using a cocktail liqueur and it doesn’t taste like melted candy. The Berentzen Cherry is actually not… Continue!
A wonderful prohibition era cocktail that works fantastic as an after dinner cocktail or something to relax with on your porch or balcony on a warm afternoon. The Creme de Menthe pretty much takes over the smell with the herbs from the chartreuse playing backup vocals. The Irish Whiskey is almost completely hidden when… Continue!
The Admiral Schley High Ball sounds more like a Frankenstein concoction than an refined pre-prohibition cocktail. I was honestly a bit apprehensive about attempting this cocktail at all for 2 very good reasons. #1 being that I hate sweet red wine (it’s the devil in an attractive bottle) and #2 I would have to… Continue!
The thing about a Tipperary Cocktail is… it’s really damn good. Named after a town in southern Ireland this Irish Whiskey cocktail instantly became one of my favorites. The green Chartreuse gives the cocktail a wonderful herby black licorice flavor that coats the mouth like a warm blanket while the vermouth pulls in some sweetness that’s… Continue!
This classic Prohibition Era cocktail gets it’s name not just for the green color but the Irish Whiskey that is the main component. At first I was incredibly hesitant to try this given that the very idea of creme de menth + olives + whiskey makes my taste buds cry in fear. However, it… Continue!