The Martinez

The Martinez

October 09, 2020

This little known cocktail has been making Gin lovers happy since well over a 100 years. Thought to be introduced about 20 years after the Civil War in the beautiful state of California, the Martinez is a niche beverage that combines some of the 

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Old Fashioned

Old Fashioned

September 25, 2020

The Old Fashioned is one of those cocktails that dates back well over 100 years...pre-prohibition. I would guess that this great cocktail helped get the law that enacted Prohibition passed. It is THAT GOOD.

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The Metropolitan

The Metropolitan

September 02, 2020

The truth is, I didn't know of many cocktails with brandy as a base and since I had leftover from a batch of homemade eggnog, I decided to do a little research and discovered: The Metropolitan.

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The Negroni

The Negroni

September 02, 2020

The Negroni is said to have originated in Italy, sometime in the early 1900s and as all good things, invented out of necessity. A local Italian bartender decided he needed to "strengthen" his Americano cocktail (not the coffee drink).  He decided to

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