How to make a great Aviation Cocktail at home – details, descriptions, background and variations.
Elderflower Gin and Tonic
Stuck in a G&T rut this summer? Add a little Elderflower Liqueur and enjoy an upscale and tastier version of the original.
Depending on which origin story you believe, the Negroni Cocktail is either just over or just under 100 years old. Either way, it is a popular classic drink with a definitive recipe and numerous enjoy
Tom Collins Cocktail
The Tom Collins Cocktail dates from the mid-1800s with a relatively consistent recipe format. Depending on the granularity of your distinctions, it is sometimes classified as a highball, meaning that
Though one of the most popular and well-known cocktails of all time, what passes for a Martini has evolved considerably. Unlike with other classic cocktails, identifying a preferred recipe for the Mar
Gin and Tonic with Blueberry Mead
The other day, I met with Ash Fischbein and Matt Trahan, the founders of Sap House Meadery in Ossippee, NH. Yeah, that’s mead, as in honey wine, the ancestor of almost all fermented drinks. These guys
Valentine’s Day Cocktail – The French 75
Here at The Consumatorium, we’ve been on a roll mixing drinks dominated by Rye and Bourbon. In our defense, it’s been damned cold outside, Polar Vortex and all, and we needed a little help getting war
Continuing with our Classics series, I mixed up a Monkey Gland the other night. It’s a fine cocktail, probably more appropriate for spring but that didn’t stop me from consuming every last drop. It ha
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),