The Alaska Cocktail

The Alaska Cocktail

We bit the bullet and picked up that needed bottle of yellow Chartreuse this afternoon. Might as well continue our weekly $80 Total Wine spend I guess. Like the green version, the yellow Chartreuse is mint forward. While the green tastes a bit like toothpaste, the...
The Bijou Cocktail

The Bijou Cocktail

Tales of the Cocktails is celebrating its 15th year and we get to cover all the action this July down in New Orleans! A couple months back, Ryan and I applied for media credentials to share the event with all of you and our application was accepted. We are over the...
The Bitters Cocktail

The Bitters Cocktail

After the Calamus Root disaster that was the Bijou Cocktail, I decided to try the next Chartreuse recipe with the small bottle we picked up 3 years ago. The experiment paid off! I couldn’t find Mr. Boston’s next recipe in any other cocktail book. It...
The No Cocoa, Chocolate Cocktail

The No Cocoa, Chocolate Cocktail

Given the difficulty to find a brandy distilled from Blackberries, I almost nixed the Mr. Boston’s recipe in favor of Harry Craddock’s Chocolate Cocktail. I’m really glad I didn’t. Five years before Leo Cotton published the first Mr....