Author Archives: Bartender

The Price of Rum – Bitter Mai Tai

Hands down one of the best drinks I had last year was the Bitter Mai Tai at Williamsburg’s wood-paneled cocktail den Dram. With sweet, citrus, hogo, richness and bitter, this drink satisfied many of my cocktail craving all in one … Continue reading

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Julius Orange

We live in an exceptional era for cocktails. As our appetite for high quality ingredients grows, manufacturers are responding with interesting, unique, and even historic offerings. Case in point: Pierre Ferrand Dry Curaçao Ancienne Méthod ($24), a “19th century” dry curacao introduced … Continue reading

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How to Drink: A (Holiday) Instruction Manual – Hot Coffee Grog

Here we are at last, the final installment of this holiday cocktail ensemble. Please refrain from pointing out that it is February, and that the relevance of holiday cocktails has diminished significantly. I would argue that many of these drinks … Continue reading

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How to Drink: A (Holiday) Instruction Manual – Bourbon Pecan Milk Punch

This holiday season, while most people relaxed and enjoyed themselves, I was hard at work perfecting what will years from now be looked back on as the perfect Christmas drink repertoire. The way I see it, every self-respecting drinker needs … Continue reading

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Shit Mixologists Say Just Got Real

From the clever and talented Derek Brown (@betterdrinking) and Passenger DC: If you missed it, check out the original video here.

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A Little Bit of Law . . .

From Bitter Lawyer’s Top Law-Related Floppy Disks in the Past Year:

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How to Drink: A (Holiday) Instruction Manual – Tom & Jerry

This holiday season, while most people relaxed and enjoyed themselves, I was hard at work perfecting what will years from now be looked back on as the perfect Christmas drink repertoire. The way I see it, every self-respecting drinker needs … Continue reading

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