Tag Archive for: bitters

Chicago’s The Northman (a cider bar)

Single-Handedly Raising the Bar on Spirit Trends

What do you call a bar that only has one option, but also endless options at the same time?

Six Essential New Cocktail Books

December 19, 2016   |   By Maggie Hoffman We’ve been in a cocktail book boom for a while now, but 2016 just might be the biggest year yet when it comes to new titles that everyone in the bar industry should read. Some…

Ultimate Beverage Challenge reviews amari and vermouths

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Ultimate Beverage Challenge (UBC) was founded in 2010 by award-winning author/critic/journalist/educator F. Paul Pacult, publishing executive and editor Sue Woodley, and consultant David Talbot. In 2013, editor/journalist Sean Ludford became…

The Old-Fashioned

When I first started reading this book, I wondered how it could all be about just one drink. But it is – and it’s not just any drink, it’s the Old-Fashioned. Simonson researches this cocktail with gusto. Referring constantly to old…

Straights Sling by MONIN

Ingredients 1 oz.              MONIN Tiki Blend 2 dashes      Bitters 1 oz.              Dry gin 1/2 oz.          Orange liqueur 2 oz.              Pineapple juice 1/2 oz.         …

Making the Rounds: The Alchemy of Food and Drink

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By Helen Benefield Billings The “alchemy of food and drink” is definitely the ideal description for Celebrity Chef Rick Moonen’s brainchild, Rx Boiler Room in Las Vegas. Moonen, along with Bar Manager and Mixologist Eric Smith,…

El Presidente No. 1

2 parts      BACARDÍ Gold rum 1 parts      MARTINI® rosso vermouth 1 dash       Angostura® bitters Cherry or orange peel twist Place cubes into a mixing glass and add a dash of bitters. Add the rum and vermouth and…

Winter Mojito

1 oz        PAMPERO® Especial Rum ¾ oz     fresh lime juice ¼ oz     maple syrup 2     dashes bitters 6     mint sprigs Muddle bitters and all but one sprig of mint in a shaker. Add PAMPERO® Especial Rum, lime juice…