Twentieth Century Cocktail – Recipe

THE TWENTIETH CENTURY COCKTAIL Gin and Chocolate – A Surprising Pairing The Twentieth Century Cocktail still seems fresh even though we are a fifth of the way into the twenty first. This cocktail relies on the surprising combination of gin and chocolate. It first appeared in the Cafe Royale Bar Book in 1937. A century…

Sidecar Cocktail Recipe

Sidecar Cocktail Recipe A Classic Brandy Daisy The Sidecar is an interesting drink. It started showing up around the end of World War I. I takes its name from the motorcycle sidecar. The Ritz Hotel in Paris claims to be the place where the drink was created. It is a delicious blend of Cognac, Cointreau…

White Lady Cocktail Recipe

White Lady Cocktail Recipe AKA – Delilah or Chelsea Sidecar The White Lady is a drink known by a few names. The Chelsea Sidecar references its similarities to the Sidecar. I’m not sure where the White Lady name comes from. Delilah is the least common, but it is my favorite. A Gin Sidecar Style of…

Meet the Daisy Cocktail Family

Daisy Cocktail When you know how to make a Daisy you know how to make dozens of other cocktails The Gin Daisy is having a moment. After 120 years it has finally made it into the Oxford English Dictionary. The first citation the OED quotes is from 1887. 130 years later it is now officially…

Daisy de Santiago Cocktail Recipe

Daisy de Santiago Cocktail Recipe How to Make a Daisy de Santiago Cocktail “A lovely thing…” Skip to the Recipe Ingredients Notes Related Cocktails Daisy de Santiago History Daisy de Santiago – A classic variation on a Daiquiri. Bacardi Rum Cocktail The Daisy de Santiago was attributed to the “late, lamented Facundo Bacardi” by Charles…

Classic cocktail recipes that provide a foundation for great bartending.

Classic Cocktail Recipes Will Make You A Better Bartender

The Classic Cocktail Recipes You Need to Know Classic cocktail recipes are the bartender’s mother sauce. In French cooking there are five mother sauces that every chef knows intimately. These sauces provide a foundation for every Saucier to build on. They are a shorthand, a shared language in the kitchen. They are tied to classic…