How Much Juice Comes From a Lime?

We answer the age-old question that every home bartender wants to know

East Meets West

I love the taste of ginger and had been thinking of picking up a bottle of ginger liqueur for a while (Domain de Canton in particular) to see what kinds of alcoholic taste fantasies I could fulfill (get your mind out of the gutter, it’s just a drink). After almost depleting the contents of a bottle, I […]

Cognitive Deficit

This cocktail recipe is courtesy of my long time friend and colleague Randy O’Reilly and his brother-in-law Dave Marr. It’s really flavorful and brings out the Chartreuse without being dominated by it. Also, a lot of cocktails with orange juice just taste like OJ + booze, but here it actually blends. I invented the name, […]

El Monje Loco

This one is my invention and I’m damn proud of it. First, the name: I was calling it “Crazy Monk” due to the tequila / Benedictine combo. Then my friend Mauricio pointed out that there is a sort of cartoon character in Mexico named “El Monje Loco”, which is as close to a precise translation […]

Income Tax Cocktail

I was browsing recipes on Imbibe and came up with this tasty drink, the Income Tax Cocktail. It’s the weekend, so I thought I’d make it a little bigger than the recipe – here’s what I did: 2 oz Plymouth Gin 1 oz Martini & Rossi Dry Vermouth 1 oz Martini & Rossi Sweet Vermouth […]