Pre-prohibition cocktails and modern twists on classics

Posts from the ‘Spirits’ category

Whiskey in Cocktails

When mixing with whiskey, there is always a trade off between using a good enough whiskey to make your cocktails taste great and “wasting” high end whiskey…

Rye

The most popular whiskey used in classic cocktails, rye has often been neglected by the modern drinker, overshadowed by bourbon and scotch. Only recently has rye…

Cynar

Confused by many, Cynar is pronounced “chee-NAR” Another bitter amaro, Cynar is named after one of its key ingredients: Cynara, latin for artichoke. While artichoke is a dominant…

Campari

Known for its dark red color and bitter orange flavor, Campari is instantly recognizable, holding a place in history as one of the most unique and…

Bourbon

  America’s great spirit, bourbon was first produced in Kentucky sometime in the late 1700s. Similar to cocktails, the exact story of its origin is unclear.…

Whiskey

A popular spirit, both neat and in cocktails, whiskey is one of the most versatile liquors to have in your collection. So what is whiskey? In…