Posts Tagged "genever"


Death in the Gulf Stream Cocktail Recipe Our favorite drink from our time in Detroit was Amanda Mentzer’s Worse for Wear. We mentioned in our write-up on it last week that it’s based on a Hemingway hangover cure. Looking into it further, we discovered that the Hemingway original was in fact the product of the meeting of two of history’s titans of drink: Hemingway, of course, and Charles H. Baker. Baker was a...

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Garrick Club Punch Recipe As we mentioned in our special week on the topic not so long ago, we’re late but enthusiastic converts to punch. We long stood firmly on the cocktail side of the argument; then we met a true, honest-to-goodness punch from its 18th century heyday, and we were immediately smitten. Punch is the cocktail’s older, English cousin. It was born of something like necessity. When English sailors ran out of...

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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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Cask Aging  We promised you in our write-up of Experimental Cocktail Bar (which fees like ages ago! Take us back to France!) that we were going to do some experimenting with cocktail aging. We haven’t forgotten. How could we? While the barrel-aged cocktail was a new experience for us at Experimental, it’s become quite the craze since then. Everyone seems to be doing it. We wanted to find out exactly what they’re...

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Gin Sling Cocktail Recipe

Gin Sling Cocktail Recipe


Posted By on Jun 29, 2016

Gin Sling Cocktail Recipe This week, we’re drinking our way along the evolution of the cocktail, from those old fashioned mixtures of a spirit, sugar, and something else, to bubbly highballs, and eventually to the fancy, straight up drinks we now think of as ‘cocktails.’ And we’re doing it all with Wigle Whiskey.  On today’s stop at the highball, we’re featuring a drink that’s quickly becoming...

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