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…

How to make blackberry brandy

How to Make Blackberry Brandy

Make your own blackberry brandy. Blackberry Brandy Recipe Making Blackberry Brandy is one of the best things you can do this summer. Especially if you live on Vancouver Island. Blackberries are everywhere. If you don’t gorge yourself on blackberries just walking down the road you’re doing it wrong. In this post we are going to…

Orgeat Punch

I was flipping through Jerry Thomas’ Bon Vivant’s Companion looking for another recipe when I came across this recipe for Orgeat Punch. I thought I’d share it here. Sweet almond syrup, brandy, and a port wine float.

Classic Cocktail Recipes – Corpse Reviver No.1

First listed in Harry Craddock’s Savoy Cocktail Book in 1932, this classic was originally intended as morning-after, hair of the dog, pick me up. A little something to bring you back from the dead. This version is stronger and has more depth than it’s more popular gin based cousin, the Corpse Reviver No.2.