Bee’s Knees

December 13, 2017 0

Bee’s Knees This is a classic prohibition cocktail that is very simple and easy to make.  The name was a term in the late 1800s […]

Rosemary Lemontini

September 24, 2017 0

Rosemary Lemontini Summer herbs allow us a whole new realm of cocktails which are lighter and more refreshing and great for experimenting.  This is what […]

Sage Advice

August 31, 2017 0

Sage Advice This is an original cocktail by Chef Ming Tsai.  He is one of my favorite celebrity chefs and you can watch him on […]

Farmer’s Organic Gin

August 31, 2017 0

Farmer’s Organic Gin Spirit, Strength & Origin: Gin; 47% Alcohol; Minnesota Aroma: Juniper, ginger, roses; Flavor: Lemongrass, elderflower, spice; Finish: Long, dry, clean Summary: This is drinkable on its […]

Good Eats

January 31, 2017 0

Good Eats If there is any one show that combines comedy, cooking, culture and the very basics of cooking with the complexity of science, its […]

Aqua Velva Cocktail

December 24, 2016 0

The Aqua Velva Cocktail by Ray Wyland ( You wouldn’t make fun of it if you tried it… If you’ve seen the 2007 movie Zodiac, […]

Repeal Day

December 6, 2016 0

Repeal Day – End of the 18th Amendment The 18th Amendment was the prohibition of the making, distilling, buying or selling of alcohol.  How could […]

NJ Char Society

November 18, 2016 0

NJ Char Society There are a lot of closed and private groups on Facebook and for good reason. Sometimes you just don’t want people outside […]

French Gimlet

September 29, 2016 0

French Gimlet Recently I’ve experienced so many great new gins from my friends at Flaviar.  It opens up a wide new array of cocktails and […]

Sure Fire Hits

May 7, 2016 0

Sure Fire Hits Sure Fire Hits are something you know can’t fail.  Say, for example, the Mets, Jets or Nets making it to the playoffs or […]

The Last Word

April 12, 2016 0

The Last Word A popular Prohibition cocktail, this was probably aptly named because of its potency. There are about 265 units of alcohol in this […]


March 25, 2016 0

Gin Gin, James Bond, stuffy old Brits, the roaring 1920s, Prohibition and so many other things pop into mind when you mention this simple 3-letter […]

Ransom Old Tom Gin

March 24, 2016 0

Ransom Old Tom Gin Spirit: Gin Origin: Oregon USA Proof: 88 (44% alcohol) Price/Rating: $37 / C- Value: $30; I like my gin dry, not […]


March 22, 2016 0

Negroni The Negroni is legendary when it comes to cocktails and quite potent too.  Its very simple, equal parts of Campari, gin and sweet vermouth, plus […]

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