Day: September 10, 2020

Sidecar cocktail garnished with an orange twist and a sugared rim

Sidecar

The Sidecar Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, meaning we may earn a commission if you make a purchase using our links. First created at Harry’s Bar in Paris, or perhaps Buck’s Club in London. The exact origin of the sidecar remains clouded in a tipsy fog. The sidecar is another classic cocktail in …

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Cocktail next to two cocktail shakers on a tray

Best Cocktail Shaker

A cocktail shaker is the cornerstone of the home bar. With so many available we decided to look at a selection to come up with our favorite choices. We look at several cocktail shakers to help you determine which is the best cocktail shaker for your needs.

Gimlet cocktail garnished with a lime wheel.

Gimlet

The Gimlet Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, meaning we may earn a commission if you make a purchase using our links. What is a Gimlet? A refreshing variation of a gin martini. Lime and gin are perfect partners in this classic cocktail. A Gimlet is a great drink for any season. Preparation couldn’t …

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Whiskey Sour garnished with 3 cherries

Whiskey Sour

Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, meaning we may earn a commission if you make a purchase using our links. A sublime ratio of sour to sweet to temper the strong whiskey base is what makes the whiskey sour such a popular and classic cocktail. One of the earliest mentions of the whiskey sour …

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Gibson Cocktail garnished with a cocktail onion

Gibson

The Gibson Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, meaning we may earn a commission if you make a purchase using our links. The gibson is essentially a dry martini garnished with a cocktail onion. We like ours with just a tiny splash of the onion brine. We especially like Sable & Rosenfeld’s Tipsy Cocktail …

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Dry Martini garnished with a single olive on a pick.

Dry Martini

Dry Martini Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, meaning we may earn a commission if you make a purchase using our links. We can thank prohibition for the popularity of the martini. With the rise of the speakeasy and easily made bathtub gin, the martini became one of the hottest cocktails of the roaring …

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A cup of sugar and a cup of water for simple syrup

Simple Syrup

Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, meaning we may earn a commission if you make a purchase using our links. Simple syrup is sugar that is dissolved in water. It disperses easily in a cocktail where sugar might leave a gritty residue. It is simply equal parts sugar and water. We like to simmer …

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