Posts Tagged "low alcohol"


Not Quite Negroni Week: The Half Measure Cocktail Recipe It seems we’re destined to be a little behind. The first week of June, 6000 bars and restaurants were mixing up one of our favorite cocktails for Negroni Week. We didn’t even know it was happening until, midweek, we started to see some of our favorite bartenders posting their Negroni Week photos on twitter. Well, better late than never, right? Two weeks after Negroni...

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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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The Chrysanthemum Cocktail Recipe Three of our favorite things are classic cocktail recipes, drinks with a fortified wine base, and strong herbal liqueurs. Imagine our delight when we discovered all three in the same package. The Chrysanthemum is a pre-Prohibition recipe that triples down on the aromatics, with dry vermouth, Benedictine, and absinthe all bringing their own herb mixes to the party. Nonetheless, the overall impact is...

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The Blossom Cocktail Recipe

The Blossom Cocktail Recipe


Posted By on Mar 23, 2017

The Blossom Cocktail Recipe As we mentioned yesterday, it’s cherry blossom season here in DC.  Or at least it’s supposed to be. As we sit with crossed fingers waiting to see whether or not the blossoms survived the weird combination of a very warm February and an uncharacteristically wintry March, we’re enjoying cherry blossom-inspired drinks, some at the Cherry Blossom Pop Up Pub, and some of our own design. Toward...

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