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Americano Cocktail – a Recipe for Negroni without Gin

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The Americano Cocktail is a popular aperitif from Italy. It is something for mild summer afternoons. The interplay of sweet and bitter is wonderfully appetizing, the soda works as a thirst quencher, the alcohol content is not too high.  Apparently the bitter cocktail was originally called Milano-Torino, as the Campari came from Milan and the Vermouth from Turin.  The … Read more Americano Cocktail – a Recipe for Negroni without Gin

Martinez Cocktail – Best Recipe for Martini’s Daddy

The Martinez Cocktail is widely regarded as the great-grandfather of Dry Martini. Despite the fact that it calls for gin or genever, it is undoubtedly a drink based on red vermouth. This clearly distinguishes itself from cocktails like the Manhattan or Vieux Carré. The drink is first mentioned in OH Byron’s The Modern Bartender’s Guide from the … Read more Martinez Cocktail – Best Recipe for Martini’s Daddy

Vodka Martini – Recipe for James Bond’s Favorite Drink

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Vodka Martini is famous as James Bond’s favorite drink. In Casino Royale, Bond ordered a drink and asked the barkeeper to prepare according to the following recipe: “Three measures of Gordon’s, one measure of vodka and half a measure of Kina Lillet.”. He wanted it shaken and with a slice of lemon. Of course, mixing … Read more Vodka Martini – Recipe for James Bond’s Favorite Drink

Dry Martini – Recipe Details and Ingredient Combinations

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The dry martini is the king of cocktails. It is a drink by which every bartender has to be measured and around which there are more stories than any other cocktail. More vermouth or more gin? Olive or lemon zest? Orange bitters or not? And of course the all-important question: shaken or stirred? It is … Read more Dry Martini – Recipe Details and Ingredient Combinations

White Negroni with Suze and Lillet Blanc

white negroni in a glass with orange zest

A Negroni consists of gin, campari and sweet vermouth. Its trademark is the ruby ​​red color.  The White Negroni, as the name suggests, is different in both color and taste. Wayne Collins developed the Negroni twist in the early 1990s. Created in 2001 Wayne Collins invented his White Negroni at VinExpo in Bordeaux in 2001 for Plymouth … Read more White Negroni with Suze and Lillet Blanc

Negroni Sbagliato – Where Sparkling Wine Replaces Gin

Negroni Sbagliato

The Negroni Sbagliato or simply Sbagliato is a variation of the Negroni where we substitute gin wine sparkling white wine, such as champagne or cava. The result is a rich cocktail that is lighter than the original version. The Sbagliato was created by Mirko Stocchetto at the Basso bar in Milan in the 1960s, and the name in Spanish means wrong or incorrect. We doubt if he … Read more Negroni Sbagliato – Where Sparkling Wine Replaces Gin

Smoky Negroni – Made with Whiskey

negroni cocktail being stirred on a bar top

A good Negroni always works! No matter whether in summer in the Tuscan mountains or in snowy winter in front of the open fireplace. The interplay of the ingredients makes it unique in taste. That is why it is honored as an eternal cocktail classic. But even a cocktail VIP like the Negroni, tolerates a variation from time to … Read more Smoky Negroni – Made with Whiskey

Strong Boulevardier with Rye Whiskey

boulevardier with rye whiskey

Seasoned apertif drinkers will love this take of the Boulevardier. The combination of these ingredients makes this drink a powerful yet balanced cocktail. Shopping list as follows. You you prefer an easier to drink Boulevardier, try this newbie recipe or the sweet and spicy one. Jim Beam Black Extra-Aged Bourbon Martini Riserva Speciale Rubino Campari

Sweet and Spicy Boulevardier Recipe

Sweet and Spicy Boulevardier Cocktail

This Boulevardier is a concoction with complex taste and aroma. If you are trying this drink for the first time, we recommend that you try the entry-level recipe. If you want to take it up a notch, try making this drink with Rye Whiskey. List of ingredients to shops for. Woodford Reserve Distiller’s Select Bourbon … Read more Sweet and Spicy Boulevardier Recipe