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Ward 8 Cocktail

Ward 8 Cocktail

The Ward 8 cocktail is a Boston drink, first invented at the historic though recently defunct Locke-Ober restaurant on Winter St, which opened …

Vieux Carre Cocktail

Vieux Carre Cocktail

Vieux Carré cocktail is named for the historic district of New Orleans known as the ‘French Quarter’ today, and along with the Ramos …

Toronto Cocktail

Toronto Cocktail

You’d better be a huge fan of Fernet Branca if you’re thinking about mixing up a Toronto cocktail, because it is among …

Scofflaw Cocktail

Scofflaw Cocktail

I was familiar with the Scofflaw cocktail before mixing this one up as part of my Death & Co. Project, but I had …

Sazerac Cocktail

Sazerac Cocktail

Some say the Sazerac was the world’s first cocktail, invented before the Civil War in New Orleans.  I’m not sure that’s really true …

Remember the Maine Cocktail

Remember the Maine Cocktail

You can’t mention the Remember the Maine cocktail without mentioning Charles Baker.  Baker was your classic “Most Interesting Man in the World” …

Old Pal Cocktail

Old Pal Cocktail

The Old Pal cocktail feels like a variation on the Negroni, but I’m not sure it’s fair that we call all three …

Manhattan Cocktail

Manhattan Cocktail

For me, the Manhattan cocktail is THE cocktail; it’s the drink I most associate with the word, a warhorse classic, and icon …

Diamondback Cocktail

Diamondback Cocktail

I just don’t get the Diamondback cocktail.  The first time I made this drink, months back, I remember thinking it was almost …

fancy free cocktail

Fancy Free Cocktail

The first spec served on the rocks! The fancy-free is one of those convenient, I-don’t-feel-like-making-a-drink drinks; just a couple ingredients, nothing complicated, …