Petit Four

Petits fours, a new cocktail in Silom, Bangkok

Pt. 1 50ml Kettle One Vodka, 20ml Peppermint Syrup, from a simple tea infusion 1:1 stirred, Pt. 2 On the side 50ml coconut cream 25ml coconut milk, 2.5 ml simple syrup, 3 dashes peppermint bitters Build and chill before serving, mint sprig garnish. Pt. 3 Dark chocolate and mint chocolate garnish,[...]

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Tropical Vesper James Bond You Only Live Twice Cocktail

Tropical Vesper, with Belvedere Mango Passion

Let’s set our targets on the Vesper cocktail. The first classic cocktail ever invented for a fictional character, this is the first drink James Bond orders in Casino Royale. The original recipe for a Vesper: 3 parts of Gordon’s Gin 1 part Vodka 1/2 part Kina Lillet (which ceased production in the 1980′s) Combine[...]

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The Walter Caesar Cocktail

Caesar & Red Snapper get a crafty makeover.

Whether you like your tomato based drinks stiff like a Red Snapper cocktail, or long, like a Caesar, not too many craft cocktail bartenders in Canada are overly enthused to make the Nation’s most popular cocktail for you. Why? Maybe it’s the curse of popularity or the laborious steps it can take to season[...]

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The cosmopolitan #100Classics

The cosmopolitan is likely the first cocktail I ever made. Then I hated to make them, and now I make a damn good one. This is a new classic, with a murky history came about in a time when revolution began in mixology.  Some say this cocktail started that revolution. [...]

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Soyombo Vodka

The Candid Manchurian, an absinthe Mongolian vodka cocktail

60 ml Soyombo Mongolian Wheat Vodka 10 ml Pineapple Thyme Shrub 5 drops Brooklyn Hemispherical Rhubarb Bitters 1 Coupe washed with St. George Absinthe Atomizer (optional) Combine vodka, shrub and bitters in a stirring vessel. Add ice, stir until well chilled and strain into coupé that has been washed with[...]

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Kollar Club

The Kollar Club with Double Cross

2 parts Double Cross vodka  1 bar spoon Yellow Chartreuse 1 bar spoon Fireweed Honey 5 drops Bittermen’s Boston Bittahs (Chamomile Lemon) Garnish: Lemon Twist Method Combine ingredients in stirring vessel. Stir to combine honey with other ingredients and then add ice to stir and chill. Serve in a chilled[...]

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Absolut Elyx

Absolut; vodka outdoing itself?..or not so much?

It was a pleasure to meet Jacob Sweetapple yesterday and be introduced to the Absolut Elyx, the latest in the Swedish Vodka line. Absolut has taken the most well marketed product, in the biggest category, and put it into the darling of the spirits industry….the copper still, the result is[...]

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Earl Grey Zesty, a simple Belvedere tea infusion

4 parts Belvedere Earl Grey 1 part Frangelico 3 parts Fresh Lime Juice 3 parts honey syrup (1:1) 3 dashes Teapot bitters Grate fresh nutmeg Add ingredients without nutmeg into cocktail shaker. Shake hard, single strain into chilled coupe. Add single ice cube, grate nutmeg and serve

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