Bitters were a big business in pre-prohibition America. There were dozens (hundreds?) of commercial bitters brands and nearly every pharmacist had his own recipe. Here are two of our favorites from 1889.
With temperatures rising and the first day of summer approaching, we are already deep into our yearly re-discovery of delicious summer cocktails. Here's a roundup of some of our favorite summer cocktail recipes from across the web.
Don't let the delicate French name fool you, this is a bold, herbal flavored cocktail that will make that spontaneous purchase of green Chartreuse worth the investment. A great addition to any holiday cocktail menu.
Mint is always the first herb to return in the spring and it finds its way into many dishes and classic cocktails around our house. While it's a no-fail summer cocktail, the mint julep is the first spring tipple we turn to when the weather warms up. Homemade mint-infused simple syrup makes this easy-to-mix cocktail a springtime standard.