The Turin Test

A quite successful bittered cocktail that starts with chocolate/orange and finishes with a lingering mild astringent bitter. The Turin Test: 2oz.     Cognac 1oz.      Ramazzotti .25oz.   Gran Classico Bitter 8 drops Bitter Cube Blackstrap bitters Stir, up with an orange twist.  


Dana’s Rendevous

A couple of months ago, I bought a bottle of Liquore Strega (cuz it had a cool label).  Bonus!  It’s very tasty. The description claims: Proprietary Italian mild colorless herbal liqueur. Very delicate. Hmmm.  The bottle I have is bright yellow and has a strong herbal palette with notes of wintergreen and or sassafrass.  I would not more »