Tag Archives: bitters
Oaxaca Old Fashioned

Friday Night Cocktail: Oaxaca Old Fashioned

Thanks to the generosity of a friend visiting from the U.S., I recently came into a bottle of Del Maguey Chichicapa mezcal. Once I got it home, there was no question in my mind about what to make first: it had to be a Oaxaca Old Fashioned. From a certain perspective, mezcal is the Islay […]

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Bamboo Cocktail

Friday Night Cocktail: Aperitifs and the Bamboo Cocktail

For one reason or another, most of my alcohol consumption lately has been in the form of wine, which means that cocktails have taken a back seat. But sometimes, even when I’ve already got a wine picked out for dinner, I have that itch that only a cocktail can scratch. For those times, it’s nice […]

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Friday Night Cocktail: Tequila Martinez

I’m recently back from vacation in the Pacific Northwest, where I had the chance to try these Bittermens “Hopped Grapefruit” bitters at Liberty in Seattle. (Joel, our bartender that evening, was kind enough to both use them in a drink and let me sample them on their own.) I was already familiar with the Bittermens […]

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