Humuhumunukunukuapua'a presented by Cocktail Detour

Humuhumunukunukuapua’a is the tongue twisting name of this gorgeous cocktail by Marcovaldo Dionysos. It gets its pale pink colour thanks to the mix of orgeat and Peychaud’s.

Sidewinder Cocktail

Cognac is easy to overlook as a cocktail ingredient. Thankfully in Death & CO’s book there are several recipes with both cognac and some other brandy’s. Today we tried a Sidewinder cocktail, with both cognac and applejack, as well as herbal liqueurs benedictine and yellow chartreuse. Finally there is also some spice added to the cocktail, in… Continue reading Sidewinder Cocktail


Today we mixed a favorite of ours, Sazerac. Simple, but complex with a long history. It was invented in the late 1800s in New Orleans and contained cognac and bitter. Since 2008 the Sazerac is the official cocktail of New Orleans and modern recipes often contain whiskey. It also gets a fantastic red color from Peychauds bitters.… Continue reading Sazerac

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