Category Archives: honeyed apricot & smoked hickory bitters

MxMo: Swizzles

It’s time for Mixology Monday again. This month’s theme comes from Fred Yarm, the Cocktail Virgin Slut himself. Fred’s theme is Swizzles: So what is a Swizzle? And what is a swizzle stick? The literary references to Swizzles seem to … Continue reading

Posted in absinthe, amontillado sherry, angostura bitters, blended scotch, boker's bitters, drambuie, falernum, ginger syrup, honeyed apricot & smoked hickory bitters, lime juice, mint, Mixology Monday, old tom gin, simple syrup, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Sazerac Alikes

There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned cocktail (of which, of course, an Old Fashioned is a great example ;)). Booze, sugar, and bitters, with maybe a twist and/or a teeny splash of an amaro or liqueur for interest. Having one … Continue reading

Posted in absinthe, aged rum, angostura bitters, apple liqueur, calvados, Cointreau, honeyed apricot & smoked hickory bitters, peychauds bitters, rye, simple syrup, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

So many bitters

Bitters. They’re an important cocktail ingredient, but sometimes they’re just glossed over in terms of what they bring to the cocktail, or everyone just defaults to Angostura. Which is understandable because Angostura bitters are delicious. However, there are now a lot … Continue reading

Posted in amaro montenegro, amontillado sherry, cognac, gin, honey syrup, honeyed apricot & smoked hickory bitters, licor 43, lime juice, maple bitters, oloroso sherry, rye, spanish bitters, sweet vermouth, tequila - blanco | 4 Comments