The Man About Town, does Rum measure up in the Negroni?

The Man About Town, does Rum measure up in the Negroni?

The Negroni is the gateway drink into appreciating more complex flavors.  This lies partly in its foolproof construction. Follow a simple formula of three equal parts and you’ll be rewarded with a predictably delicious result. The Negroni is equal parts Gin, Sweet Vermouth and Campari. The Boulevardier is a common variation replacing gin with Bourbon, or Rye. While Negroni actually doesn’t find its way into print until two decades after the Boulevardier it has certainly won the game…

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“West Side Rosemary Sour”

“West Side Rosemary Sour”

1 part Grey Goose Cherry Noir 1/2 part Cherry Brandy 1/2 part Carpano Antica 1 part lime juice 1/2 part Maple Syrup 2 dashes of Peychaud’s bitters Rosemary Sprig Put rosemary and lime juice into shaker and muddle 8-10 times. Add rest of ingredients into shaker, shake well with ice, double strain into coop glass and garnish with rosemary sprig.

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The “Zubizarreta”

The “Zubizarreta”

1 part Carpano Antica Formula 1/2 part Bitter Truth Pimento Dram Top with, at least, 3 parts QKola Method: Build in the glass. Pour the distinctive vermouth and boldly spiced spirit over large ice, give a stir, and top with QKola. Garnish with oil of orange peel, and drop in. So simple, but so good. Inspiration: There is a Spanish Basque tradition of blending wine and cola. This drink borrows its name from one of…

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