The Victory Cocktail

Sometimes, when perusing old bartending guides, one happens upon a recipe that is just too intriguing to pass up. Sometimes these are drinks that sound like they’d be really good, but even more often they sound terrible. Whether they will be as terrible as they sound is pretty much what makes them worth trying. This…

The Absinthe Old-Fashioned

This is the fourth of five variations on the Old-Fashioned I’ll be highlighting from Robert O. Simonson’s book on that classic cocktail. As you may have guessed from the title of this post, it is an absinthe-based take on the drink. Now, I absolutely love absinthe – and yet, I find it does not often…