by Vince Keenan We’re all facing the same problem right now: planning our Canada Day cocktail menus for July 1. The most popular drink among our neighbors to the north is the Caesar.
by Vince Keenan Page through any vintage cocktail book and you’ll find apricot brandy called for with regularity. If you sampled the product a few years ago, you’d be entitled to wonder why.
by Vince Keenan Want a surefire way to ruffle feathers? Suggest an abundance of effort has been for naught.
by Vince Keenan There’s no better time than the winter months to enjoy the heartiness of a perennial American spirit. Applejack, the name borne of the colonial practice of concentrating cider through freeze distillation (i.e., leaving it out in the cold) or “jacking,” has been available commercially in the United States almost since the United […]
by Vince Keenan Of all the first world problems, a glut of champagne may be the First-Worldiest. But there’s no denying the stuff flows like a river come the holidays. A few classic drinks make excellent use of that surplus bubbly.
by Vince Keenan If the new book Of All the Gin Joints: Stumbling Through Hollywood History (Algonquin, September 2014) is any indication, no night out with the stars had a happy ending.