Posts Tagged "curacao"


St. Kevin’s Cocktail Recipe In celebration of tomorrow’s St. Patrick’s Day, we’ve been enjoying Glenadalough Irish whiskey this week. St. Patrick is, of course, the patron saint of Ireland. The patron saint of Glendalough, though, is St. Kevin. St. Patrick’s legendary nature miracle was clearing Ireland of snakes. St. Kevin’s was more modest, but very kindly. One day while he had his hand upraised...

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Revisiting Dry Vermouth Pretty much our first cocktail writing project came about when it occurred to us, after years of grabbing the closest vermouth on the shelf, to ask, ‘What’s the difference between all of these vermouths and which should we be buying?’ We conducted a tournament to determine which sweet vermouth and which dry vermouth we’d stock on our shelf, and we posted the results (here and here and...

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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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Daisy Week: Introduction A couple of weeks ago, we tried out our Lyon Distilling curacao on a Holland Gin Daisy. We enjoyed our Holland Gin Daisy so much that we decided we needed to look a little further into the Daisy. We discovered that the Daisy is a very, very old style of cocktail, now mostly lost. It can basically be described as a sour with a little something extra. While that’s accurate on an ingredient basis,...

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Lyon Liqueurs: Curacao A while ago, Lyon Distilling, a rum maker on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, was kind enough to provide us with samples of most of their products. We had such a good time tasting, experimenting with, and writing about their excellent and interesting rums that we had to leave their liqueurs for another time. To our great delight, we finally had the chance to return to Lyon and its liqueurs this week. Today,...

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