Posts Tagged "blackberry liqueur"


Major Bailey’s Bramble Cocktail Recipe Last weekend, we were invited to a showing of Darius Frank’s award-winning art exhibit Things I Love/d, his memorial to things that have been lost in DC’s quickly changing cityscape and his tentative embrace of what’s new. The contest Frank won was sponsored by Bombay Sapphire; and they were kind enough to not just host the contest but to bring the drinks as well. The art...

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Not Quite Negroni Week: King’s Summer Cup 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 were oblivious 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 Week proper,...

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Tiki Week: The Legend of Don the Beachcomber We’re not island types. It’s not a mistake that our entire adult lives have been spent in big, hard-charging, businesslike cities. We know, however, that a key to successful urban living is, every once in a while, escaping to the beach. We follow the practice in real life, and we thought it was about time we did the same in our cocktail consumption. So, this week we’re...

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Black and Blue Highball Recipe This week, we’re applying our mixing skills to beer. We know we’re sledding uphill. Most people prefer their beer taken unmixed, and many beer mixed drinks are an acquired taste. But give us a chance. People have been mixing beer in drinks for a very, very long time–long before cocktails as we know them existed. And some of the things they came up with are quite refreshing and...

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Blackberry Cognac Daisy Cocktail Recipe We’re spending this week acquainting ourselves with a very old, mostly forgotten class of cocktail called the Daisy, a sort of sour with something(s) extra. It’s a deliciously refreshing and aptly named cocktail for the current season of warming temperatures and blooming flowers. Yesterday, we shared and used Waldorf barman Frank Caiafa’s Make-Your-Own-Daisy rules. We highly...

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