Sawyer

If you’re a fan of Angostura and Peychaud’s (like I am) then you’ll enjoy this cocktail.  The Sawyer has the aromatic, herbal flavor that comes from both of those bitters, and it’s balanced out by the orange bitters and half of a Gimlet cocktail. Gimlet: 4 ounces London Dry Gin 1 ounce lime juice (most…

Continue reading →

Southern Baptist

Ginger and lime, one of the best flavor combinations ever?  I would say so.  The southern baptist, which I found while browsing the interestingly named SquirrelFarts drink blog, combines both ingredients beautifully. Although rye seems like an unlikely spirit to use as the base for this one, the spiciness of the rye combines well with…

Continue reading →

Verde Hada

Verde Hada, literally “Green Fairy” for those who speak Spanish. This is a drink that combines two unlikely ingredients, tequila and absinthe. It is the classic old world meets new world, Europe meets America combination. Although the herbal, strong absinthe seems like that last thing to mesh well with the classic Mexican tequila; when you…

Continue reading →

Penguin in Bondage

The name is a bit strange, I know, but I stumbled upon a Penguin in Bondage after impulse buying a fifth of black strap rum… Cruzan Black Strap Rum to be precise.  Black strap rum has a great spiced, molasses flavor that is a familiar ingredient in a lot of dark rum tiki drinks & can…

Continue reading →