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Where to Drink in Athens: Clumsies A friend of a friend gave us a handful of suggestions of good cocktail places in Athens. As we did a bit of research into them, we were intrigued to see that one of them described itself as an all-day cocktail bar. This seemed like the kind of concept we could get behind. Also, it was pretty convenient, since we had only 24 hours in Athens and wanted to get as good an idea of the cocktail scene as...

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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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Not Quite Negroni Week ‘Was that today?’ is a question we find ourselves asking all the time. It feels like we’re always finding out about something midstream. This happens all the time living in DC, where our main way of figuring out that some special event is happening is getting to Pennsylvania Avenue and finding it closed or to the National Mall and finding it overrun by marching bands. There’s just so much...

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Lucien Gaudin Cocktail Recipe

Lucien Gaudin Cocktail Recipe


Posted By on Apr 27, 2017

Lucien Gaudin Cocktail Recipe This Prohibition-era cocktail is named after an Olympic fencer who was very popular at the time of the cocktail’s creation. There may be no deeper┬áconnection between the drink and the fencer than that the bartender thought that both of them were really cool. The Lucien Gaudin works with the same flavor palette as the Negroni: aromatics plus bitter orange. In an unusual move, it splits its orange...

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The Bottled Negroni Experiment Out on a double date recently, the other couple told us a cocktail horror story. They had ordered a Negroni at a bar; to their utter disbelief, the bartender took out a glass, filled it with ice, and then poured a pre-mixed Negroni out of a bottle into the glass and served it to them. ‘What do you think of that as cocktail people?’ they asked. We’d be aghast, we responded. Serving a...

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