The “Beauregard’s Breakfast” is our fourth post, out of four, with cocktails from Jamie Boudreau’s The Canon Cocktail Book.
The “Jasmine” is our third post, out of four, with cocktails from Jamie Boudreau’s The Canon Cocktail Book.
The “Duboudreau” is our second post, out of four, with cocktails from Jamie Boudreau’s The Canon Cocktail Book.
The “L’Amour en Fuite” is our first post, out of four, with cocktails from Jamie Boudreau’s The Canon Cocktail Book.
Dry Martini is one of the worlds most famous cocktails. It’s made with gin and dry vermouth in different proportions varying from 2:1 to 100:1. These variations would taste differently for sure and it’s up to you to decide.
A wonderful coffee cocktail, also containing cacao-infused Campari.
Champs Élysées another classic cocktail that is modern again. You can find it in The Savoy Cocktail Book and there it’s described as a group cocktail for six people. And yes, Champs Élysées works wonders at a cocktail party.
It’s color is supposed to resemble that of a slightly cloudy sky, maybe that’s why the “Aviation” is so easy to fall in love with.
These kind of brown drinks are often based on bourbons or ryes, but the Howl on the Hill is actually a rum cocktail. We used Angostura 1919, but most likely any good quality dark rum will work brilliantly in this cocktail.
Zaza Cocktail is another classic cocktail you find in many cocktail books and is a combination of Gin and Dubonnet. The history of Dubonnet starts 1846 when the chemist Joseph Dubonnet in an effort to make French Foreign Legionnaires drink quinine to battle malaria in North Africa. Since quinine is very bitter he blended it with fortified wine and herbs and the Dubonnet aperitif was born.
When a regular dry martini doesn’t excite you enough, the Tuxedo Cocktail offers some more complexity and some additional flavors.
The Scandinavian Leather is a beautifully green cocktail, made with fresh cucumber juice and cucumber stripes as decoration. The recipe is from Oskar Kinberg's "Cocktail Cookbook". It's an unusual cocktail as it's based on aquavit (hence the name of the...
This is the "Vieux Carré" made of rye, Cognac, sweet vermouth, Bénédictine and bitters. It's one of those classic cocktails that many have tried or heard of, but it's still a very interesting and tempting drink. It gets a dark rich color from the sweet vermouth and...
The classics are the best, now we try Queen’s Cocktail from Harry Craddocks legendary “The Savoy Cocktail Book” from 1930. The Queen’s Cocktail is a White Lady with Absint. At first it sounds strange but it works wonders. A must try!
The Fourth Regiment Cocktail is from the book “The Gentleman’s Companion: Being an Exotic Drinking Book Or, Around the world with Jigger, Baker and Flask”, originally from the 1930s.
A Manhattan is likely to be one of the most well known and famous cocktails throughout the world. However there are other New York borough based cocktails, and this time we will stir a Brooklyn cocktail. Just like a Manhattan it's based around whiskey (we use...
The Jack With One Eye cocktail might not be the most photogenic in the world, being so brown. But this is a truly delicate drink from Scott McCallum's & Victoria Walsh's book Canadian Cocktails. Made with freshly brewed coffee and Canadian whisky, it's no...
The Deadpan Fix is another cocktail from Death & Co's black book. This drink is by Jessica Gonzalez and was created in 2011. It's an interesting cocktail as it combines two rather bitter ingredients, Campari and grapefruit juice. Then to further spice...