Posts Tagged "aquavit"


Cask-aged Trident For a while now, we’ve been cycling drinks through our little two liter barrel, trying out the effects of aging on a drink. If you want to try it at home (and we recommend you do. It’s a fun science experiment with a unique and delicious cocktail at the end), the rules are pretty simple: Use a young (i.e. clear) spirit, because they will be most dramatically affected by a little bit of time in a barrel....

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Daiquiri Week: Scandinavian Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe To celebrate the arrival of high summer, we’re stocking up on rum and limes and mixing ourselves Daiquiris all week. You might be most familiar with the Daiquiri from it’s sloppy mid-modern period in which it was dispensed from slush machines, in artificial colors and with flavors to match. But earlier in its life, the Daiquiri was a sensation, the Rushmore-level drink...

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Liquor 101: Aquavit Given how much time we spend drinking, making, and writing about cocktails, it always surprises us and mostly delights us when we discover a new spirit. Aquavit has definitely been one of the most pleasant of those discoveries. Aquavit is the traditional spirit in the Scandinavian countries. We’ve known of aquavit’s existence, but it flew below the radar until we noticed that barmini devotes an entire...

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