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Marseillaise Cocktail Recipe

Marseillaise Cocktail Recipe


Posted By on Jun 15, 2017

Marseillaise Cocktail Recipe We mentioned earlier this week that we recently had a few rounds of drinks with fortified wine importer Leith Shenstone. While drinking Nido‘s excellent, vermouth-centric drinks, we swapped recipes for some of our favorite low alcohol cocktails. We shared one of Leith’s, The Fortunate Mistake, earlier this week. It actually comes in a set; the Fortunate Mistake is the red twin, and...

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The Fortunate Mistake Cocktail Recipe We mentioned last week that, having corresponded by e-mail quite a bit, we finally felt it was about time to sit down for some drinks with fortified wine importer Leith Shenstone. His company, Fasel Shenstone, has introduced us to a whole crop of lesser-known, high quality fortified wines made in small batches, using the makers’ own grapes and traditional methods. In several posts over the...

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Tasting Mancino Chinato We’ve been on something of a (greater than usual) fortified wine kick for the last week or so, prompted by the arrival of several samples from fortified wine importer Fasel Shenstone. Beyond being simply delicious, they’ve taught us a lot about fortified wines, and prompted us to go back and revise some of our earliest conclusions about vermouths and their close cousins. As we finish our week on...

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Tasting St. Raphael Quinquina Let’s talk about Quinquinas. A few days ago, we mentioned that Cocchi Americano is a quinquina, not a vermouth, and arguably therefore should never have been allowed in our Vermouth Taste-Off tournament. That might have left you with a couple of questions: ‘What exactly is the difference between a vermouth and a quinquina?’ And, ‘Why should I care?’ Well, it all comes down to...

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Fasel Shenstone Brings the Aperitivo to America We’ve recently made a new friend, and we want you to know all about them. Like most friendships, this one is built on a common interest, fortified wines. We know you’re not supposed to have favorites, and all of them have their good qualities and are special in their own way, but of the basic building blocks of a cocktail, fortified wines are our favorite. We’re...

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