Category: Cocktails

Gin Van, Joan Collins and Rare Earth

Friday is upon us, so a few notes about cocktails. The cocktail snob is suffering a (deserved) backlash, as Robert O. Simonson of the New York...

Vermouth, Bitters and Black Coffee

In speaking of the martini, Winston Churchill supposedly observed   “I would like to observe the vermouth from across the room while I drink my martini.” ...

Needful of a Negroni Cocktail?

I have been drinking Negroni cocktails recently.  The Negroni presents three virtues: it contains gin, it is bitter and it is simple to make (equal...