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…

Hanky Panky Cocktail Recipe

Print Hank Panky Ingredients 1 1/2 oz London dry gin 1/2 oz sweet vermouth 1/2 oz dry vermouth 1/4 oz Benedictine lemon twist for garnish Instructions Pour everything over ice in a mixing glass. Strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Martinez Cocktail Recipe

Classic Martinez Cocktail A classic Martinez cocktail is one of my favorite drinks. It sits nicely between a Martini and a Manhattan. It may have been the inspiration for one or both of those cocktails. I like to walk that line a little more closely and use a barrel aged gin in a Martinez cocktail.…

Tequila Drinks – El Diablo

Print Tequila Drinks – El Diablo Ingredients Glass: Collins glass filled with ice 1 1/2 oz tequila blanco 1/4 oz creme de cassis 3/4 oz fresh lime juice Ginger beer Garnish: lime wedge and fresh blackberry Instructions Pour all ingredients except ginger beer into a shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into Collins…

Vieux Carre Cocktail – A Classic Cocktail Recipe

Vieux Carre Cocktail Walter Bergeron created the Vieux Carre cocktail at the Carousel Bar in New Orleans in the 1930’s. The drink takes its name from the City’s French Quarter. The Carousel Bar is one of the bars that make New Orleans a center for classic cocktails. The bar itself rotates around the bartenders making…

Pisco Sour

Pisco Sour Recipe – A South American Classic

Pisco Sour Recipe Not So Simple The Pisco Sour should be the simplest of cocktails. It’s your standard sour recipe; Spirits, citrus, and sugar. There is usually some egg white involved. And some bitters. No big deal, right? Except that no matter what you do, you’re not likely to get it right. At least according…