Pompano (#2)

On a recent trip to restock the cordial collection, I finally broke down and bought Grand Marnier.  It’s something that’s been on my ‘wish list’ for way too long, so I wanted to break it in right.  I took an original recipe that I stumbled upon with an ingredient list consisting of orange juice, sweet…

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Negroni Variations

Ahh the negroni, such a classic drink.  One of the drinks that people either love or give you crazy looks for ordering because “It’s so bitter!”.  The drink itself follows a very basic 1-1-1 “equal parts” recipe, comprising of Gin, Sweet Vermouth, and Campari.  Obviously a recipe like this opens itself up to countless variations…

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Turf Cocktail (with a twist)

There a many variations of this martini based cocktail that date back to the start of the 20th century. It’s relevance, dated to Turf clubs where gentlemen would frequent for horse race betting.  The first 3 ingredients are familiar to most however with the addition of absinthe and maraschino, you get hit with a punch…

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