The Brooklyn

One of the many child cocktails of the Martini,  the Brooklyn is the Manhattan’s more “eastern” cousin.  The main changes here are adding maraschino liqueur and swapping the sweet vermouth for dry.  This drink is very similar to the Manhattan in flavor however the maraschino adds a little bit more of a unique flavor while the…

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New York City

New York City, The Big Apple: A mix of typical tourist spots and local gems. My favorites of typical tourist places in NYC to visit (the first 4 on this list): Central Park – This 843 acre section of the city has been an iconic landmark for tourism. A quick walk north of Times Square,…

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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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