Tag Archives: Negroni

The Boulevardier + rye whiskey.

The Boulevardier. To be honest this is all just an excuse to talk about rye whisky so let’s zoom through the Boulevardier and get down to business. Pronounced Boo-leh-var-dee-yay. Created in 1927 by Harry McElhone for the American editor of … Continue reading

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Kingston Negroni.

Kingston Negroni. I’m continuing to mark the anniversary of this blog by rewinding to the second drink I ever wrote about; the majestic Negroni. Again, we’ll look at an interesting variation of the classic formula – of which there are … Continue reading

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Wild Mountain Thyme.

Wild Mountain Thyme. Named after a traditional Scottish song this drink was an attempt to get three of my most beloved ingredients – Blackwood’s gin, Amaro Montenegro and Punt e Mes – to play nice together. I’ve been kicking this … Continue reading

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Americano / Milano-Torino.

Americano / Milano-Torino. Not to be confused with the warm drink (a perfectly good espresso completely ruined by the addition of hot water), the Americano is a mixed drink that has a difficult time of things. Like its namesake it’s … Continue reading

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White Negroni

  White Negroni. Last week was international Negroni week and Negroni‘s are red. But we don’t like to colour inside the lines, do we? Nah, didn’t think so. So here we are with the White Negroni. If you’ve not already … Continue reading

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The Lord Lucan

The Lord Lucan This is the most recent of my own concoctions. The serious cocktailien must be able to create his/her own drinks but those starting off should concentrate on the classics first. Making changes to classic drinks is the … Continue reading

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The Negroni

The Negroni Wouldn’t it be great if there was a “proper” cocktail you could make without requiring all that pesky equipment and those fancy techniques? A drink you can make with supermarket ingredients and household objects? Say hello to the barman’s favourite, … Continue reading

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