A fizzy highball made with Bolivian products.
Made with Bolivian products, Twice In The Night is a spectacular cocktail.
A Negroni riff – using nothing but Swedish ingredients.
A Negroni riff made with an exceptional gin – “Ferdinand’s” made of Riesling grapes.
In this cocktail, called Rum Direction, we are using Pyrat rum. it’s that chubby bottle with a metal medallion around its neck. It has an orange flavour going on, that probably doesn’t work in all cocktails, but it’s so good in this one.
The Hallelujah Cocktail is a peculiar one. It mixes Cognac and rum, which is quite unusual.
El Presidente, another classic where there are as many different proportions as recipes. Old, yes, originally described in 1919 and built on rum, curaçao and vermouth. Suitable for a Friday evening cocktail unwinding in front of the fire place as autumn is here. The colour is not as red as other recipes as we used natural grenadine… Continue reading El Presidente
One of our cocktail books taken out most often is Vintage Spirits & Forgotten Cocktails by Ted Haigh. This book is a treasure cove for fans of the American 1920’s cocktail era. Most recipes in the book are very valid also today, and ingredients are surprisingly available. There is a lot of background information on each… Continue reading Vintage Spirits & Forgotten Cocktails
Today we are having tapas for dinner and wanted to pair the food with a cocktail. As a base we wanted dry sherry as it’s often enjoyed together with tapas. Doing some research about sherry based cocktail we stumbled upon The Savoy Cocktail Book originally from 1930 by Harry Craddock. The original recipe says 1/2… Continue reading Coronation Cocktail (No. 1.)
Today is a fantastic summer day to try out a cocktail that has been on our mind since my last visit to Phamarium in Stockholm. On their ‘International’ part of their cocktail menu is Chrysanthemum. The cocktail first known from Hugo Ensslin’s book Recipes for Mixed Drinks from 1917. The book was one of the last New York… Continue reading Chrysanthemum