The Cherry Bitters Experience

As I’ve mentioned before, Jamie Bourdreau’s blog has been a favored site to find inspiration for direction in the cocktail kitchen.  I reported on my experience with Jamie’s Amer Picon Clone.  Today, I’ll talk about my experience with Jamie’s Cherry Bitters recipe (wow).  I started down this path in early January and followed the recipe more »


My favorite cocktails of late all include Rye, Maraschino and Fernet Branca.  I thought I should mix it up a bit so this is a start.  No Maraschino and no Rye but it seems somehow related.  A nice change of pace actually.  Thanks! (that’s what Tak means in Danish).   1.5oz         more »

The Amer Boudreau (Amer Picon Clone) experience.

A few months ago I posted a recipe (a knock off really) of a cocktail I called “Shades of Things to Come”.  The cocktail was based on Jaime Bourdreau’s “Nirvana” Cocktail found in his post about making an Amer Picon Clone.  It was my impatient response to the fact that his cocktail sounded great, juxtaposed more »