Rittenhouse Rye

Over the past couple years I have been searching for the “perfect” cocktail rye and although there are many favorites I believe that although a perfect one probably doesn’t exist, Rittenhouse Rye may be the best fit.  In addition to adding the perfect rye spice to a cocktail along with adding the heat of a…

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Bourbon Sour

The Bourbon Sour is one of my favorites to make for people, and to make for myself due to the flexibility in the base recipe.  There are so many options with this drink that vary from the spirit used, everything from a wheated bourbon to a spicy rye, or even an Irish or Japanese whisky…

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Key Cocktail

In response to the recent heat wave, the Key Cocktail is a nice refreshing combination of a traditional gin-citrus cocktail with a bit of an island twist.  The addition of the rum and falernum make this a nice cocktail to enjoy in the sun that has enough complexity to get past the basic gimlet base….

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Tacitus

Inspired by the Pliny’s Tonic, the flagship drink of Anvil, this is one of my first “original cocktails”.  In addition to being a personal creation, it also is able to showcase my homemade tinctures (these are not difficult, give them a try) which makes it a fun experiment for me as well. The ginger and…

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