Bitters

Make a Gin Old Fashioned With Lemon Syrup

Make a Gin Old Fashioned With Lemon Syrup

Old fashioneds are usually dark drinks made with brown liquors, but the basic format — booze, sugar, bitters, ice — can be applied to any high-quality spirit, even pale ones. Really good gin does not need much else — that’s why martinis are so widely-loved — but the beauty of…

You Can Use Fernet Like Cocktail Bitters

You Can Use Fernet Like Cocktail Bitters

Last night, as I was making three bottles of my homemade Irish Cream liqueur (for gifts), I decided one of those bottles should be Kentucky Cream, and reached for the bourbon instead of Irish whiskey. After combining the cocoa powder, condensed milk, cream, and whiskey (as well as a pinch…

Screw It, Let’s Drink Pink Gin

Screw It, Let’s Drink Pink Gin

How is everyone doing? I, myself? I’m very tired. I’ve also had a mild headache this entire week, because I keep drinking, but also because this week has been deeply, deeply obnoxious.