The Ray Long Cocktail, an elegant, absinthe-tinted brandy Manhattan: Cognac, sweet vermouth, absinthe, and Angostura bitters. If you want to put a spin on the original, this is the way to go.
Devil Mix and smoked absinthe: the Future Ghost Cocktail
The Future Ghost Cocktail: bourbon, Devil Mix, vermouth, claret, and smoky absinthe.
Feeling bitter in the Bronx — the Income Tax Cocktail
I still remember the first time I filled out a tax form. I felt very official and bureaucratic; I was an important part of the American economy. Of course, I didn't make enough money that year to actually owe any taxes—I was filing to get all my withholding back. But still... Americans started paying income taxes in 1913, and... Continue Reading →
Irish Whiskey and the Dubliner Cocktail
The Dubliner, an elegant Irish whiskey cocktail, with sweet vermouth, Grand Marnier and orange bitters.
The Harvard Cocktail
The Harvard Cocktail: brandy, sweet vermouth, sugar, bitters and soda.
Searching for the Martini: The Martinez Cocktail
The Martinez, one of the oldest of cocktails: sweet vermouth, Old Tom Gin, Maraschino and bitters.