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I recently picked up a bottle of Amaro Nardini at the urging of my friend, Michael, who exulted its fine qualities. I had tasted it once before and was excited to try it in some cocktails. For those unfamiliar with Amari, (plural of Amaro), they are a group of regional bittersweet Italian liqueurs usually drunk […]

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Second only to the Martini, the Manhattan is one of the most iconic classic cocktails and one of my personal favorites. It’s a sophisticated cocktail named after the city of all cities and has been traced back to circa 1870. The exact history is often debated so I’ll let you read up on that yourself […]

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This is a cocktail that really peaked my interest, I love Bourbon and maple syrup and the foam really makes it interesting. This cocktail is the signature cocktail of Vessel Seattle, where Jamie Boudreau was the former head mixologist. Vessel 75 3 oz Bourbon 3 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters Top with Maple Syrup Foam Rather then […]

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Today was a great day for cocktails, went to the container store and bought some nice sealable glass containers for my homemade syrups. I then went to Cask on third street in San Francisco and picked up some Fee Brothers bitters (old fashioned bitters, west indies orange bitters and peach bitters) along with an outstanding […]

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I just picked up some Bénédictine a french herbal liqueur made from 27 plants and spices, so needless to say I was eager to use it in a cocktail. This cocktail is also thanks to Jay @ http://ohgo.sh/ The Frisco Sour is a unique take on a Whiskey Sour, and the interesting mix of ingredients […]

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