Are you looking to make great cocktails with friends this New Year’s Eve and you already have a handle on the
basics? Head over to shakestrain.com and you’ll find a great list of modern and classic drinks, presented as a handy mobile friendly, bartender stlye spec-sheet.
Cocktail Recipe List now in Markdown at github Something a little different (and perhaps showing my geeky side) – I know how popular the downloadable PDF Master Cocktail List is so I’ve decided to offer it in Markdown format on github. What does this mean? You get the same cocktails as the pdf (for now […]
More Classic Cocktails added to the list! I’ve decided to make the Master Cocktail Recipe List (available as a printable/downloadable PDF) a little more useful by adding a whole bunch of modern and classic cocktails, bringing the list total to 25. Hopefully this will help give you some late-Summer cocktail inspiration! The newly added cocktails […]
Master Cocktail List and Downloadable PDF . ( (Update Oct 2012 – There are now 96 cocktails on the pdf! Check it out on the link below) I’ve added a new section to the recipes section of the blog today – The Master Cocktail List. All the recipes from the blog are presented in an […]
Is all Lime Juice the same? There seems to be some confusion for the newly enthusiastic home bartender as to what exactly is meant by lime juice – do we literally mean only the freshly squeezed juice of a lime or could you use one of the green lime bottles littering the shelves at the supermarket? […]
Cuba Libre Another nice and easy cocktail just in time for the weekend, but don’t let the simple ingredients fool you as this is more than just a humble rum and coke – the addition of fresh lime juice gives a balance that makes this an easy drinking cocktail perfect in warmer weather. The balance […]
Sweet Manhattan There has been a real resurgence in the bars for true classic cocktails in the past few years, helped in part to the general increase in bartenders knowledge, the rise of speak easy style bars, and the popularity of cult shows and characters like Don Draper of the hit Mad Men. One of the true classics, and […]