Cognac, orange juice, and Grand Marnier—the Olympic Cocktail, named for the Titanic's sister ship.
What’s Wrong with the Blood and Sand Cocktail?
The Blood and Sand Cocktail isn't everyone's cup of whisky. Here are a couple variations that might broaden its appeal: one with port and a big, peaty Scotch, the other a mezcal version.
Another Round of Whiskey Sours: the Ward 8 Cocktail
One of the most famous of the whiskey sour variants: rye whiskey, lemon and orange juices, and grenadine—Boston's Ward 8 cocktail.
Extra effort, extra reward: the Pearl Diver’s Punch
Rum, honey, fresh juices, spices, and the secret ingredient, butter: Don the Beachcomber's Pearl Diver's Punch.
The Monkey Gland Cocktail
Tacky name, delicious cocktail: the Monkey Gland — gin, orange juice, grenadine and absinthe.
Mixing with honey: the Bee’s Knees
The Bee's Knees: gin, honey, lemon—and the secret ingredient, orange.
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 →
Punch and Rum — the Doctor Cocktail
The Doctor Cocktail: Swedish Punch and Jamaican rum, with lemon and orange juices. The Doctor is in.
The Stork Club Cocktail
The Stork Club Cocktail: Old Tom Gin, orange and lime juices, Cointreau and bitters.