Cocktail Menu – Caña Rum Bar, Los Angeles California
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Cocktail Recipe – The Reverse Martini
April 24, 2011 – 6:00 am | One Comment
Cocktail Recipe – The Reverse Martini

The favored cocktail recipe of Julia Child, the Reverse Martini is a refreshing drink that pairs well with oysters, ceviche, shrimp, mango, pear and a hot summer’s day. As advertised, the recipe here is a reverse …

Cocktail Recipe – Corpse Reviver #2
April 7, 2011 – 10:00 am | No Comment
Cocktail Recipe – Corpse Reviver #2

The Bloody Mary is considered the Queen of the morning after drinks, the perfect bar cure for that which the bar caused the night before. However, there are others and this one, the Corpse Reviver #2, …

Cocktail Recipe – The Bronx Cocktail
March 25, 2011 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Cocktail Recipe – The Bronx Cocktail

The pre-Prohibition era of cocktails was one where the mighty orange ruled.  A bartender peeling, squeezing or muddling oranges fresh for any number of cocktails was a common enough sight.  The Abbey, Adirondack, the Orange …

The St. Germain Collins – by John Pringle of Globe, San Francisco
March 15, 2011 – 8:00 am | One Comment
The St. Germain Collins – by John Pringle of Globe, San Francisco

Experimentation is the foundation and the fun that being a good bartender is built on. John Pringle of Globe in San Francisco agrees. “I’ve been playing with St. Germain quite a bit lately,” he says. …

Leap Year Martini
March 9, 2011 – 10:00 am | 2 Comments
Leap Year Martini

One of the best cocktails you may never have heard of, The Leap Year Cocktail is a citrus infused variation on a Martini with a fantastic burst of flavor that is both sweet and sophisticated. …

Aviation Cocktail Recipe
March 9, 2011 – 10:00 am | No Comment
Aviation Cocktail Recipe

Ah, the Aviation: the cocktail geeks cocktail.  Go to a bar and chat with a cocktail enthusiast and this drink will almost inevitably come up in conversation.  More and more cocktail lounges and speakeasies are …

The Pony Up – by John Pringle of Globe
March 6, 2011 – 11:16 am | No Comment
The Pony Up – by John Pringle of Globe

In San Francisco, where bitter liquers like Compari and Fernet Branca know significant local popularity and local bartenders create a range of concoctions to highlight their medicine-like characteristics, John Pringle of Globe Restaurant has created …

Tasting Notes – Junipero Gin
March 3, 2011 – 4:53 pm | No Comment
Tasting Notes – Junipero Gin

It would be disingenuous not to not admit that I am a drinker of gin. In truth, gin and scotch are the liquid affiliations I most choose to keep. I enjoy gin and …

Tasting Notes – Hendrick’s Gin
March 1, 2011 – 2:20 pm | No Comment
Tasting Notes – Hendrick’s Gin

Hendrick’s is a singular gin that makes an extraordinarily clean martini (that actually uses vermouth) yet has the flavor sophistcation to be sipped neat or over one or two cubes of ice.

The Globe Cocktail
February 27, 2011 – 12:56 pm | No Comment
The Globe Cocktail

This is the signature cocktail from Globe, a restaurant and bar living in the shadow of the Transamerica building in San Francisco’s financial district. Like The Pony Up cocktail, it is another clever combination of …