One of the original ring-leaders of the modern cocktail movement back in the 90's, the Mojito remains one of the tastiest cocktails you'll encounter. The drink itself is nothing more than a Daiquiri with muddled mint served in a tall glass with soda water. But when you have a drink this popular being prepared by all walks of bartender all over the world, you’re going to find a lot of opinions on how it should, or must, be made. On the new page I dig into these points of co
While there have been heaps of new cocktails created over the course of the cocktail revival of the last 25 years. Only a handful are universally recognized as truly modern "classic" cocktails. The Bramble is one of them. It was created by the Dick Bradsell in London in the 1980s and is simply a gin sour over crushed ice with blackberry liqueur drizzled over the top. But on the delicious scale, it is off the charts. Visit the Bramble Page!
The Aviation was created right before prohibition and spent most of the 20th century languishing in a realm of cocktail antiquity. But recently it has clawed its way back to being one of the more prominent second tier classics. The recipe is simple enough - a gin sour with maraschino for the sweetener and a few dashes of creme de violette for added intrigue (plus a handsome shade of grayish lavender). But this isn't one of those fruity sours you'll want to knock back in thr