When drinking during the lockdown drains your supply of mixers, find a way to make it work by mixing your own. A guest editor gives you an idea how.
How to make a great Aviation Cocktail at home – details, descriptions, background and variations.
I tried a few times to make a Martinez for our Classics series, and each time I messed up and made the Modern Martinez instead. This is because most recipes now use the modern ratios (much stronger),
The Last Word
Never fear, loyal Consumatorium readers, we are not shutting down. No, The Last Word is a prohibition-era cocktail that was rediscovered and popularized about a decade ago. It’s tasty and tart, and wh
It’s “spring” in Colorado, which means “winter every other week.” Just as some have been pulling their warm-weather clothes out of the closet, I’ve recently made a few warm weather cocktails, like the
Not a Martinez
Well, I thought I had been making the classic Martinez recipe, but it turns out I had the gin and vermouth quantities mostly reversed, ending up with something more like an augmented Martini (recall t
The Aviation Cocktail is a classic drink – one of those created by some bartender at a fancy hotel in New York during the early 20th century like a thousand other drinks. The drink has an unusual flav
The Brooklyn is one of the cocktails that got me interested in the larger world of ingredients. It’s a classic from the 1800s, but one of the key ingredients is an amaro called Amer Picon, which is no