I don’t know the precise moment when it happened, but it definitely happened: I became a rum guy. These days rum gets a lot of love in cocktail circles, but I feel like for the average person (or at least the ones I’m around), rum as yet to get the attention it deserves. So many […]
I make a lot of drinks for friends, but oddly enough the drink I make the most? It’s not an old fashioned, ok, actually it’s probably a daiquiri… But the drink I make the second most isn’t one of the more famous classic cocktails, but rather it’s a lesser known prohibition era drink known as The Last […]
A lot of classic cocktails are pretty straight forward. A daiquiri for instance? Is a daiquiri. There are a million variations, but for a straight up, classic daiquiri it’s a simple combination of white rum, lime, and sugar. A negroni? Gin, Campari, Sweet vermouth. Easy. I always thought that was the case with a Manhattan […]
I still vividly remember the first Aviation Cocktail I ever had. It was a few months after I left my finance job and I’d moved to Bangkok, Thailand where I was working on building my first business. I was broke and living in a $200 a month apartment, and any cocktails I was having were […]
Take two ingredients you don’t normally see together, combine them, and be treated to some incredibly unique cocktails.