Posts Tagged "hibiscus liqueur"


Let’s Not Put a Label on It Cocktail Recipe When we went to Hank’s on the Hill to do our photo shoot for our article on Cook’s Cook about reading a cocktail menu, it wasn’t strictly necessary that the drinks taste good. They just needed to be photogenic, and in the right glasses. They were delicious, though. In particular, the memory of ‘Let’s Not Put a Label On It, Let’s Keep It Fun’...

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Tiki Week: By the way, what is Tiki? We’re not island types. It’s not a mistake that our entire adult lives have been spent in big, hard-charging, businesslike cities. We know, however, that a key to successful urban living is, every once in a while, escaping to the beach. We follow the practice in real life, and we thought it was about time we did the same in our cocktail consumption. So, this week we’re dipping our...

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Shochu Negroni Cocktail Recipe Over the course of our many attempts to replicate Bar Goto‘s Improved Shochu Cocktail, we gained quite an affection for bison grass vodka, barley shochu, and the soft, sweetly vegetal flavor created when the two are combined. We thought it could serve as a good base for a floral Negroni fit for a mildly warm spring day. Negroni variants are made with equal parts spirit, fortified wine, and liqueur....

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The Blue Jeans Ball + Your Easter Cocktail Every year, the Capital Area Food Bank throws a tasting gala called The Blue Jeans Ball to raise money to ‘take hunger off the map.’ This year, Union Kitchen hosted a pre-ball cocktail hour and asked us to join in. Since we’re fans of good causes and of galas (though we usually look at them as an occasion to dress up, rather than down); so we enthusiastically agreed....

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