Turf Cocktail (with a twist)

There a many variations of this martini based cocktail that date back to the start of the 20th century. It’s relevance, dated to Turf clubs where gentlemen would frequent for horse race betting.  The first 3 ingredients are familiar to most however with the addition of absinthe and maraschino, you get hit with a punch…

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Corpse Reviver #2

We discovered this prohibition style drink while on a trip to Miami Beach, Florida.  It’s beautiful white sand beaches on Florida’s southern most tip, makes it an ideal winter-break destination for many Europeans, Americans, and South Americans.  Miami Beach offers a variety of food, due to it’s coastal town, southern charm and Cuban influences.  I…

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Aperol Spritz

The spritz.  A widely known cocktail in Italia comprising of an orange based bitter italian liquor, seltzer and Prosecco, garnished with castelvetrano olives (fresh green olives) is one of my favorite cocktails originating outside of the US.  This refreshingly bitter drink can be found anywhere in Italy and can vary from sweet to bitter (depending…

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