This early post-Prohibition concoction from Philadelphia is named for its creator& 39;s wife, not the monarch.1 1/2 oz Dry vermouth (Noilly Prat)3/4 oz Bénédictine3/4 oz Fresh lime juiceAdd all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice.Shake, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.Rate This RecipeI don& 39;t like this at all.
Long known as a pioneer in the craft beer movement, Denver is quickly distinguishing itself as one of the country’s top cocktail destinations. Bars such as Williams & Graham and The Cruise Room put the Mile High City on the cocktail map. But recently, there has been an explosion of standout cocktail bars, from elegant speakeasies to a thriving temple of the Negroni.
No one would blame you if you never heard of the Patagonian spirit Träkál. It has only been available stateside in Colorado and Georgia since it launched in fall 2017. But what exactly is this exotic spirit? Created by Sebastian Gomez, it’s a pear and crabapple liquor infused with locally grown herbs and berries.
There is plenty that is already British about Hong Kong.Then the grand Asian city got an extra touch of London drinking culture when a new outpost of the swank, world-famous bar Artesian opened in The Langham Hotel in September 2014.This is no wholesale transplant though. The new Artesian smartly takes its cocktail cues from its new base in Hong Kong.
Just because the classic brown-spirit cocktail is always stirred doesn’t mean it has to be strong. Manhattans that switch the amounts of whiskey and vermouth flaunt all of the flavor without the heady proof. But the Reverse Manhattan itself is nothing new. 19th-century cocktail lovers would likely have just called it a Manhattan––cocktail historians say vermouth was featured more prominently in drinks back then, including in the whiskey classic.
We thought we’d seen pretty much every kind of possible Martini variation—and then we recently heard about another one: a Whisky Martini.Let’s just say the concoction, which replaces the classic’s vermouth with Scotch, piqued our curiosity. In sparing quantities, the spirit’s smoky and savory notes dance beautifully with gin’s herbal flavors.