Smoked Jack Rabbit

The infamous Apple Jack Rabbit.  This is a classic example of how most of us today are often perplexed about so many early 20th century cocktails and their sickenly sweet profiles.  Sure, many mixologists today would agree that 19th and 20th century spirits were far different from those available today.  Many were rough and unrefined, so sugar was an easy and…

Jersey Girl

As you know (or may not) from my Italian Inspired, Washington Made post a while back, I have a Fernet style amaro that was produced by broVo Spirits here in Seattle.  There were also 6 other bartenders that participated in the project as well.  As such, it makes sense to showcase their amari and how to use them…

Featured Libation #102: Orchard Sour

Spring is upon us now and that means we are one step closer to that elusive summer that seems like a distant, faded memory of old.  You know what I mean.  Sipping Caipirinhas and soaking in the summer sun by the pool.  How bout’ a Mai Tai while rolling a hard eight at Caesar’s?  Well, we’re not quite…