Round Robin

Round Robin cocktail recipe - absinthe, brandy, egg-white

Cocktails that use raw egg white as an ingredient aren’t very popular these days, due to concerns about eggs and salmonella. You can use egg substitute for a safe (pasteurized) alternative if you’re worried. One way or another, many of these drinks are not to be missed. The Round Robin uses egg white to add […]

Sazerac

Greenish-brown cocktail over ice in old-fashioned glass with orange twist garnish

The Sazerac cocktail goes back a long way. It originated in New Orleans and was named for a brand of cognac that was originally the whiskey ingredient. The ingredients have changed over the years, but the preparation style has always involved muddling a sugar cube, which is just kind of a cool thing to do. […]

Absinthe Suissesse

Slightly cloudy bright light chartreuse cocktail in martini glass, gray background

The myth about absinthe is that it used to have psychotropic properties before everyone banned it, and what’s available now as absinthe isn’t the real thing, because it’s just a spirit. But in truth, absinthe’s former reputation was misleading. It never was anything more than a strong alcoholic drink. Don’t worry, though – it’s still […]