Posts Tagged "ginger beer"


Drinking Gin for Art We learned this past weekend that Bombay Sapphire isn’t just a supporter of inspiration of the distilled variety. For the past seven years, they’ve been throwing an arts competition called the Artisan Series. It’s a continent-wide search for the best emerging visual artists, and this year’s winner is DC resident Darius Frank. We were lucky enough to be invited to be there when Frank...

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Designing a Drink of the Night A couple of weeks ago, our friend Dave (not to be confused with our friend Dan) texted to ask if we’d be willing to help with a party. The answer to that question is almost always, ‘Yes.’ We created Roberts & June because we think that good drinks make for good parties, and because we’re dedicated enough to good parties to do what we can to put a good drink within reach for...

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Highball Week: Anejo Highball Cocktail Recipe If you’re reading this blog, whether you know it or not you have Dale DeGroff to thank. Not so long ago, ‘hard liquor’ is what you used to get drunk as quickly as possible, and a 7 and 7 was about what you could expect out of a cocktail. Then DeGroff came along and revived the craft of making good drinks, with quality ingredients, and a connection to history, and...

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Highball Week: Moscow Mule Cocktail Recipe Having spent a week using only our old fashioned glasses, we felt it was only fair to give our highballs a chance. To be honest, we’re a bit biased against highballs. In fact, for a long time, one of our rules for happy ordering was, ‘Ask what glass it’s served in. If it’s in a tall glass, order the other one.’ Some of this boils down to aesthetics; we just love...

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Super Bowl Cocktail II You can’t have a football game without two teams. Why would you have a Super Bowl party without two cocktails? While Next Year is the Vegas favorite we think the Halftime Show has a chance of covering the spread, or maybe even winning outright. We know that the key to the Halftime Show is its surprise third ingredient, but we had a very hard time choosing what that third ingredient should be.  The...

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