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February 2011

What color is the Blue Moon Cocktail?

Quick! What color is the Blue Moon Cocktail?

It’s blue, right? It’s called the Blue Moon.

Yes and no. As it turns out, the original Blue Moon was… red.  Continue reading “What color is the Blue Moon Cocktail?”

What was your first cocktail?

Do you remember the first cocktail you made? Continue reading “What was your first cocktail?”

Absinthe and Brandy—The Bombay Cocktail

The Bombay Cocktail is an obscure bit of greatness from Harry Craddock’s 1930 Savoy Cocktail Book. If anise or absinthe is part of your palate, if the Sazerac or the Corpse Reviver are on your regular list of suspects, then spend some time with the Bombay. Continue reading “Absinthe and Brandy—The Bombay Cocktail”

Cold Glass Freshly Pressed

I was delighted this evening to find that WordPress had selected Cold Glass as one of their Freshly Pressed highlight sites. This has brought me lots of new readers, and I welcome you all. There are lots more of you this evening than usual, and it’s fun and gratifying to learn that many people have found me that had never been here before.

I hope you all enjoy what you see here. My goals are to learn what I can about classic cocktails and to write about them honestly, in the hopes that everyone’s cocktails (including my own) will be better tomorrow evening.

Thanks to you all, both old and new readers.

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