Posts Tagged "bitter"


Red Pilot Cocktail Recipe

Red Pilot Cocktail Recipe


Posted By on Aug 3, 2017

Red Pilot Cocktail Recipe In our long journey to fully embracing mezcal, the Red Pilot was our gateway cocktail. While we’ve now gained a taste for the full-throated smokiness of a mezcal-based drink, and learned how to pick out the one’s we’ll enjoy, there was a time when we found mezcal a bit overwhelming. Red Pilot eased us in with its smaller dose of mezcal, giving us a sense of what a little smoke could do...

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Where You Should Be Drinking: Waypoint in Cambridge On our way to Cape Cod, we made a prolonged stop in Cambridge to visit friends and to volunteer at Soccer Nights, a one of a kind summer evening soccer clinic for low-income, immigrant youth. One of us founded Soccer Nights, and the other volunteered for most of the 10 years of its existence; and it was always one of our favorite weeks of the year. Since we were practically passing...

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Not Quite Negroni Week: The Half Measure Cocktail Recipe It seems we’re destined to be a little behind. The first week of June, 6000 bars and restaurants were mixing up one of our favorite cocktails for Negroni Week. We didn’t even know it was happening until, midweek, we started to see some of our favorite bartenders posting their Negroni Week photos on twitter. Well, better late than never, right? Two weeks after Negroni...

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The Khartoum Cocktail Recipe

The Khartoum Cocktail Recipe


Posted By on Jun 13, 2017

The Khartoum Cocktail Recipe Today’s recipe is another from our perusal of Frederic Yarm’s Drink & Tell. It’s yet another creation of eminent Boston bartender Misty Kalkofen, during her time at Cambridge’s Brick and Mortar–we’ve been on something of a Kalkofen kick recently (here, here, here). Rum would usually be the base of a cocktail. In this one, a fairly small amount of it plays more of a...

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Jupiter’s Acorn Cocktail Recipe Frederic Yarm’s Drink & Tell has proved to be a rich source of new cocktail ideas for us recently. We particularly found Jupiter’s Acorn, from Craigie on Main, irresistible for the way it combines some of our long-time favorites like Benedictine with ingredients we’ve been experimenting with recently, namely whole egg, bitter red vermouth, and different styles of rum. We love...

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