Posts Tagged "creme de violette"


Aviation Cocktail Recipe

Aviation Cocktail Recipe


Posted By on Oct 24, 2017

Aviation Cocktail Recipe When we stumbled across Arsenic and Old Lace last week, we were actually researching Aviation. The two have several things in common: a name that starts with ‘A’; a gin base; creme de violette; and their earliest known appearance in Ensslin’s 1917 Recipes for Mixed Drinks. The creme de violette is perhaps a bit controversial; Harry Craddock’s 1930 Savoy Cocktail Book, which for us and...

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Arsenic & Old Lace Cocktail Recipe We stumbled across this recipe while we were doing some research on another one. It caught our attention and held it–fitting considering its original name is Attention. We’d never heard of it before, but it’s actually a pretty old drink, though it’s never topped the charts and it’s tended to slip in and out of notice over time. It makes its first known appearance n...

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Purple Pisco 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. One of the things we like about the daisy is how much room for experimentation it allows. We’re big fans...

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Cocktail Recipe: Mom Look What I Made! Have you heard that Mother’s Day is this coming Sunday? I have. All of the podcasts I listen to keep telling me that Mother’s Day has snuck up on me. At first I dismissed them because Mother’s Day was a ways away, but now I’ve been ignoring them so long that Mother’s Day is genuinely sneaking up on me. For years now, my podcasts have been telling me that what my mom...

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