Improved Whiskey Cocktail

Originally created by Jerry Thomas, the 19th century “father” of cocktails in America.  The Improved Whiskey Cocktail is quite an old cocktail of the normal per-prohibition style, very similar to the old fashioned but with the addition of Absinthe.  As with many cocktails from this era I find most recipes much too sweet so I…

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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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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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