Brandy Crusta

Brandy Crusta

The Brandy Crusta was created by Joseph Santini, an Italian bartender in New Orleans, during the 1850s.…

Last Word Cocktail

Last Word

The Last Word was created in the early 1920s at the Detroit Athletic Club. The cocktail was only popular for a few decades and was later published by Ted Saucier in his 1951 book, Bottom's Up.…

Cynar Martinez Recipe

Cynar Martinez

Substituting Cynar in place of the Sweet Vermouth in a Martinez creates a complex variation on the classic cocktail with a subtle bitterness.…

Martinez Cocktail Recipe

Martinez

The Martinez has been featured in cocktail books since the 1880s and is often referred to as the precursor to the Martini.…

Five Keys Cocktail

Five Keys

The Five Keys cocktail is an ideal candidate for an after drink digestive. The bitter artichoke liqueur, Cynar, provides a subtle bitter, earthy tone to this spirit-forward concoction. Also features notes of cherry that compliment the Bourbon Whiskey.…

Kings Jubilee Cocktails

King’s Jubilee

The King's Jubilee was featured in the 1937 UKBG's (United Kingdom's Bartender's Guild) Approved Cocktails book. The book features a number of Jubilee cocktails.…

Best Aviation Recipe

Takumi’s Aviation

Takumi didn't have access to Creme de Violette so he substituted this key Aviation ingredient with Parfait Amour - often made with a curacao base and features orange and vanilla notes.…

Pineapple Rum Daiquiri

Pineapple Rum Daiquiri

The original recipe from Houston's Tongue-Cut Sparrow is more focussed on presentation - the drink recipe calls to be served over crushed ice and adorned with fresh fruit. We agree with bartender Bobby Heugel's mixes of pineapple-infused rum and…

1910 Cocktail Recipe

1910 Cocktail

The 1910 is a creation of Ezra Star from Drink (bar) in Boston. A smoky and complex mezcal riff on a classic Manhattan. 1910 was the year of the Mexican Revolution and is also a nod to the 1919…

Final Ward Cocktail

Final Ward

The Final Ward is perhaps the best-know riff on the classic Last Word and was created in 2007 by Phil Ward at Death & Co. NYC. It is still comprised of equal parts with rye whiskey replacing the gin…