The Longest Day

Another fine cocktail made with the Pear Infused Woodford Reserve Bourbon first described here. The Longest Day –  invented (appropriately enough) on the Summer Solstice, 2012.   I had just made Dana a “Northwest Danish” cocktail.  One of Kathleen Manley’s creations down at The Highlife  (1.5oz Alborg Aquavit, .75oz  Berentzen Apple,  barspoon lemon juice, barspoon vanilla more »

 

Cardinal

Not really my recipe but one I tweaked and don’t want to lose because it’s really good.  Of course, I can’t think of a cocktail with Maraschino that isn’t really good. The Cardinal: 2oz.             Pompero Aniversario Ron Anejo Rum. .75 oz         Maraschino Liqueur barspoon  Cointreau barspoon  Grenadine more »

 

 

 

 

 

Tak

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 »

 

 

Word!

An outstanding experiment modeled on the proportions of the Last Word; four ingredients, equal parts.  This is a tart raspberry in a glass. Be aware though;  this is one of those cocktails that is better when it’s cold, right out of the shaker.  That’s why it’s sized a little smaller than I would typically make the more »

 

Root of Some Evil

Riffing on this; and if you don’t happen to be a friend of Keith Lewis, the cocktail he samples is the “Root of All Evil” ( Jeff Grdinich, White Mountain Cider Company, Bartlett, NH 2009 – Elijah Craig Bourbon, Cointreau, Fernet Branca, Luxardo Maraschino, Orange Bitters, orange twist). Dana and I were musing about what to do more »