• Booze
  • Sailor Swizzle

    sailor jerry drink photo

    *+-One of the most popular up and coming trends in bartending is Tiki, and it’s coming back in a very big way. Every time I step foot into a Tiki bar, I’m enamored with the elaborate fruit and flower garnishes, exotic flavors, and Tiki inspired glassware that I just want to put in my purse […]

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  • The Tabootini

    tabootini martini photo

    *+-Sexy, sophisticated, smart, boozy. These are my favorite adjectives to describe the Martini. It’s a cocktail with finesse and strength. I’m not talking about frou frou cocktails with flavored vodkas and schnapps. Oh no, I’m talking about THE one and only Martini. But first, let’s take a step back. In Harry Johnsons’s 1888 Bartenders’ Manual, […]

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  • The Old Fashioned

    old fashioned drink photo

    *+-When I think of the most basic bitch of classic cocktails, the first thing that pops into my head is the Old Fashioned. It is the cocktail in which the word “cocktail” was first used as vernacular for a beverage with spirit, bitters, sugar, and water back in the early 1800s. So how did it […]