THE MARTINI

Italian immigrant bartender Martini di Arma di Taggia claimed to have invented this classic drink in NYC before World War I. His recipe contained dry gin and dry vermouth, equal parts, and orange bitters. The classic recipe today doesn’t call for equal parts however, it’s more like a 5:1 of gin to vermouth. A Martini is also … More THE MARTINI

LEEWARD NEGRONI

1 oz. Gin @beefeatergin 241 oz. Coconut Oil Washed Campari1 oz. Pandan Cordial—Stir with ice / Strain / Garnish with orange slice and pandan—Last weekend we had a fantastic meetup with Bay Area based drinkstagrammers, organized by Ramon @koktailmeister during his visit from Australia. We met up at PCH (Pacific Cocktail Haven) for an evening of amazing drinks. First … More LEEWARD NEGRONI

FLAMINGO CLUB

2 oz. Gin @beefeatergin 243/4 oz. Basil Syrup1 1/2 oz. Watermelon Juice1/2 oz. Lemon JuiceClub Soda—Shake together all ingredients except club soda with ice and fine strain into glass over ice. Top with club soda, garnish with basil and watermelon chunks.—Summer is almost coming to an end already, so here is a delicious and refreshing sip to … More FLAMINGO CLUB

EDELGARD’S CORDIAL

(Inspired by Fire Emblem: Three Houses)—1 1/2 oz. Lillet Blanc3/4 oz. Gin3/4 oz. Campari3 Dashes Lavender Bitters3 – 4 Drops Charcoal Liqueur—Stir together all ingredients except charcoal liqueur with ice. In separate glass, combine 1 barspoon activate charcoal, 1 oz vodka, and 1 oz simple syrup. Stir till all charcoal is dissolved. Strain drink into … More EDELGARD’S CORDIAL

SUMMER AF MULE

2 oz. Midsummer Solstice Gin @hendricksgin1 oz. Sweet Strawberry Puree (A blend of strawberries and honey water)Juice of Half a LimeGinger Beer @fevertreemixers—Build in copper mug. Add gin, puree, and lime juice to mug and stir with ice. Top with ginger beer. Garnish with strawberry fan and lime wheel/twist—With summer still in full swing, I wanted to … More SUMMER AF MULE