The Old Fashioned is quite the essential drink for many bars and bartenders. Perhaps created as THE classic cocktail, this combination of bitters, spirit,
Made famous by the Benton’s Old Fashioned, created by Don Lee at PDT in New York City, which uses bourbon flavoured by smoky bacon fat, fat-washing is
Bar Convent Berlin, BCB for short, is by many considered the main cocktail event of the year. In 2017 it was held for the 11th time with over 12000 visitors.
First documented in Harry Johnson’s 1900 Bartenders’ Manual, the Tuxedo, basically a riff on a Fifty-Fifty Dry Martini, is one of those classic cocktails
The original Alexander cocktail consisted of equal parts gin, crème de cacao liqueur and cream. Over time, other spirits were substituted for the gin
We want you!! Next year is going to be a big year for Dutch bartending in general, and the city of Amsterdam specifically. The 2019 Finals of The Bacardi
Italy’s answer to France's Yellow Chartreuse, Liquore Strega is a complex liqueur made with 70 different botanicals including cinnamon, juniper, wild
Marlijn, tea sommelier, and Timo, master of the cocktail, join forces to bring you the ultimate tea-cocktail merger experience. Dive into the depths with
It’s time to talk about acids. As you progress and flourish, it’s only natural to want to experiment, and I’d rather you did so in a safe circumstance
After a few relaxing months of sunshine, holidays, festivals and the like, it's time to get serious . Serious about drinks that is! September is always
Adapted from a drink created by Sam Ross at Attaboy, New York City, USA. Sam’s original recipe calls for equal parts (¾oz each) lemon juice and 1:1
Commercially produced vanilla-flavoured vodkas tend to have more of a cream-of-soda rather than genuine vanilla flavour. Many also have added sugar so
The Daiquiri bears a close relationship to the Canchanchara, a 19th century Cuban blend of rum, lemon, honey and water, but the Daiquiri’s creation is
I'm indebted to Roger Vilalta who in 2010 at Banker's Bar in Barcelona, Spain made me (Simon Difford) an excellent daiquiri using this formula.
Adapted from an early 20th-century recipe recorded in Charles S. Mahoney's 1905 The Hoffman House Bartender's Guide. Charlie Mahoney was the head bartender,
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