We continue down the road to inebriation with another classic cocktail, a Tom Collins. It is a great choice as it continues hot here in the Canadian Rockies. Continue reading Classic Tom Collins
We are continuing our exploration of classic drinks. It has been hotter than coffee at McDonalds around here so we went with Classic Sangria. Continue reading Classic Sangria
In an alcoholic haze we continue our trials of classic cocktails. As it is really hot here, we went for Mint Juleps.
My buddy came over and we continued our testing of classic cocktails. It was Manhattans this night. Continue reading Classic Manhattan
When I was young, a Daiquiri was rum, lime juice and sugar. Somehow, they have turned into a frozen Slurpee like concoction that is more like a dessert than a refreshing beverage. My friend invited me over and we returned to a simpler time. Continue reading Classic Daiquiri
I never was that fond of Martinis. However, I am going through a binge of trying classic cocktails. On reading, I think I found out why I don’t care for modern martinis. They are basically chilled gin. They have so little vermouth, you might as well put a gin bottle in the fridge and swig from it. Continue reading Classic Martini
I have been reading about classic cocktails. The Martinez Cocktail goes back to the mid 1800’s in California and is believed to be the precursor to the martini. I figured I would look distinguished drinking a cocktail with that kind of pedigree. She Who Must Be Obeyed assured me I was wrong. Continue reading Martinez Cocktail