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┬áin 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