High Plains Drifter

Like the 1973 Clint Eastwood movie, the High Plains drifter cocktail is a mix of how the old west is often portrayed;  bitter and both with a mellow citrus finish.  This variation of the drink is quite close to a Mexican Firing Squad (subtracting grenadine & adding Campari).  For those of you who are looking…

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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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Red Buffalo

If you have been looking for a not-so-citrus, sweet drink, from our cocktail collection, this is it.  In my search for something herbal to add to the bar collection, I stumbled upon green chartreuse.  An ingredient that has popped up here and there in my travels around town to various cocktail bars; it was an obvious next choice….

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Bufala Negra

If you grew up in an Italian-American home like I did, you’ll find it easy to round up these ingredients for this sweet and herbal cocktail.  It brings back all of the memories of my favorite things: My uncle’s basil garden and my grandmother’s homemade balsamic vinaigrette! 🙂 3 basil leaves 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar…

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