7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: Hemingway Daiquiri or the Daiquiri #3

The Hemingway daiquiri is the stuff of legend and is shrouded in mystery. No one really knows for the sure the exact recipe and the drinks true history. I won’t dive into the controversy as several writers have covered the topic in detail. And a sugarless daiquiri is one of the most tart and undrinkable… Continue reading 7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: Hemingway Daiquiri or the Daiquiri #3

7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: The Daiquiri #1

This is the original daiquiri, the classic. Its not frozen and its not fruity. Its pure, simple, and authentic. Measuring is essential in this drink. Too much lime and its too tart, too much sugar and its too sweet, too much booze and its near undrinkable. Daiquiri 2.5 oz White Rum (Flor de Caña Extra… Continue reading 7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: The Daiquiri #1

The Mix Lab’s Guide To: Rhubarb Syrup

Rhubard is a perennial vegetable. It has a unique tart and tangy taste that is often used in sauces and pies. It was initially grown for medicinal purposes in Asia some 2,000 years ago and is still used extensively in chinese medicine. It wasn’t until the 18th century that it was used for culinary purposes… Continue reading The Mix Lab’s Guide To: Rhubarb Syrup

Ron Abuelo Añejo 7 Year Review and the Pago Pago Cocktail

Ron Abuelo traces its history back to the first sugar mill in the Republic of Panama and began producing rum in 1936. The rums are distilled from molasses before being aged in white oak casks. Ron Abuelo 7 year is a light straw/copper color. On the nose it opens up with a dry woody note… Continue reading Ron Abuelo Añejo 7 Year Review and the Pago Pago Cocktail

The Framboise Fizz from the PDT Cocktail Book

This drink was originally created by Michael Klein. I came accross it while flipping through the PDT cocktail book. Framboise Fizz 1.5 oz Reposado Tequila (Peublo Viejo) .75 oz Crème de Cacao (Marie Brizzard) .75 oz lemon juice 2 oz Framboise Shake the first 3 ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass… Continue reading The Framboise Fizz from the PDT Cocktail Book

The Decade

The Decade Cocktail was invented by Willy Shine of the 1534 bar in NY. I came across this drink on the finecooking.com blog. the Decade 1.5 oz Cognac (Hennessy) 1 oz Amaretto (Disaronno) 2 oz Fresh Pineapple Juice .25 oz fresh lemon or lime juice (Lime) Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a… Continue reading The Decade

Young’s Double Chocolate Milkshake

Before any other frozen beverage such as the: slurpee or smoothie there was the milkshake. The earliest printed reference to the milkshake was in 1885, but the drink contained whiskey. Furthermore it was served as a health tonic as well as a delicious cold treat. Ivar “Pop” Coulson is often credited as the inventor of… Continue reading Young’s Double Chocolate Milkshake