Tag: classic cocktail

Master The Classics: French 75

Master The Classics: French 75

The French 75 is one of the most iconic champagne cocktail out there. Of course as with most drinks, it’s history is murky and there are at least two versions of it’s creation. What we know for sure is that is was first published in Harry Craddock’s Savoy Cocktail book in 1930 (surprise, surprise). Other…

Double Indemnity’s “Fishhouse Punch” | How to Drink

Double Indemnity’s “Fishhouse Punch” | How to Drink

On this episode of How to Drink, I’m taking a look at a single serving version of Philadelphia Fish House Punch from Double Indeminty, the great noir! If you’ve never seen Double Indemnity, or aren’t very familiar with Film Noir, you really owe it to yourself to see this one and to give the Fish…

Jet Pilot | How to Drink

Jet Pilot | How to Drink

On this episode of How to Drink, I’m making a Jet Pilot to continue our Tiki series. If you liked the Zombie you’ll probably love this one, the Jet Pilot is awfully close in its composition to that drink. I go a little off and serve this drink in a pineapple, and rethought my choice…

Singapore Sling | How to Drink

Singapore Sling | How to Drink

On this episode of How to Drink, thanks to Luxardo and Anchor Distilling I am making a Singapore Sling. This gin flavored drink was developed by a Hainanese bartender working at the Long Bar in Raffles Hotel, Singapore. This tiki drink was absolutely delicious and I highly recommend it! Cheers! Music: The Savoy Special by…

New York Sour | How to Drink

New York Sour | How to Drink

On this episode of How to Drink, I present the New York Sour or as it might have been known in the 1890’s a Fancy Sour. There were “Fancy” variations of all kinds of drinks back then, the idea being to embellish a cocktail to it’s maximum limit and arrive at something you’d still actually…