Posts Tagged "falernum"


Where You Should Be Drinking: Baldwin and Sons Trading Co. The short answer to the question, ‘Where should you be drinking?’: Woburn, MA Most likely, you’ve never heard of Woburn. If you have, you’re probably even more surprised. We certainly were. We moved from Boston to DC about a year ago, but we like to keep up to date on the Boston cocktail scene. Our friend Dan was in town not too long ago, and as we were...

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Summer Drink Cocktail Recipe: White After Memorial Day Having dabbled with the Ramos Gin Fizz for New Orleans week, as we turned to summer we found ourselves wanting more of its light, bright, frothiness. Not that the original is by any means a cold weather drink, we decided to turn up the temperature even more, giving this fizz a downright tropical feel with rum and falernum in place of gin and orange blossom water. The key to this...

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Spirits Week: Rum Last week, we gave a brief overview of the three big categories of liquors, their distinctives, and the part they each play in cocktails. Over the course of this week, we’ll be going into more detail on one of those three categories: the base spirits. These are the highly alcoholic, basic building blocks of the liquor world. Spirits Week will be of most interest to those of you who like your drinks to have a...

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My mother.  She is my hero for a lot of reasons. Not the least of which is times that she is the one to tell us about a new cocktail recipe or lounge. I feel simultaneously grateful (tips are helpful) and further convinced that my mom is a thousand times cooler than I’ll ever be. During a vacay to Hawaii (also, how can that be my life?) she discovered a new mai tai that quickly gained both her and my dad’s approval....

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