The Conference Cocktail: rye, bourbon, cognac and Calvados. Add some Demerara syrup and Angostura and Xocolatl bitters, and you have a rich mouthful built on the classic Old-Fashioned model.
Negroni Riffs — the Normandie Cocktail
The Normandie Cocktail: Apple brandy, Campari, sweet vermouth, and Jamaican bitters — a riff on the classic Negroni.
The Widow’s Kiss
The Widow's Kiss: apple brandy, Chartreuse, Benedictine, and bitters. A nineteenth century classic.
The Savoy Tango — sloe gin’s revenge
Rehabilitating sloe gin with the Savoy Tango — sloe gin and apple brandy.
The French 75 Cocktail — Tom Collins in a Tuxedo
The French 75: gin, lemon and sugar, topped with Champagne. Tom Collins in a tuxedo.
Is that your real name? The Diki-Diki Cocktail
The Diki-Diki Cocktail: Calvados, Swedish Punsch and grapefruit juice.
Drinking with Titans: The Atlas Cocktail
The Atlas cocktail — rum, apple brandy, Cointreau and bitters.