Posts Tagged "cognac"


Jimmie Special Cocktail Recipe We recently found ourselves with a limited bar, but with just as much of an appetite for cocktails as usual. One of the things we happened to have on hand, a bit unusual for us, was champagne–left over from our batch of Boston Club Punch. Remembering that Hemingway was a big Champagne fan, we thumbed through our handy copy of To Have and Have Another to see if he had any ideas for us. Nothing...

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Hemingway Drinks: Gambler’s Delight We’re spending this week celebrating the larger than life exploits of one of the brightest stars in the drinkers’ constellation by sharing five of our favorite recipes from Philip Greene’s To Have and Have Another, a tour of the drinks from Ernest Hemingway’s life and writings. We hope our teaser inspires you to read the whole thing, a fun and fascinating read and...

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Not Quite Negroni Week: St. Augustine’s 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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Beer Cocktail Week I like beer. Not as much as cocktails, mind you; but I like beer. We left a lot behind when we departed Boston, home to us for our adult lives, and made our way to DC. One thing–a small thing, but still a thing–I didn’t even know I was leaving behind was beer. Back in Boston, I had a perfectly complementary relationship with our friend Dan. He is primarily a beer person, but appreciates a good...

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Joe Redding’s Julep Recipe

Joe Redding’s Julep Recipe


Posted By on May 5, 2017

Joe Redding’s Julep Recipe If you’re a consistent Roberts & June reader, you may have noticed that we’ve been spending this week on fortified wines, correcting our earlier misperceptions and adding to our catalog. We indeed have one more fortified wine post, but we thought we’d postpone it to next week in honor of today’s first batch of fresh mint from our garden and tomorrow’s Kentucky Derby....

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