Copyright (c) 2017 en-us - CamperEnglish's posts - CamperEnglish's posts Fri, 28 Apr 2017 04:06:45 -0500 - CamperEnglish's posts - CamperEnglish's posts <![CDATA[A Dainty Little Drink]]> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 10:00:00 -0500 A Dainty Little Drink Posted by CamperEnglish
Vermouth takes the lead in this floral cocktail. ]]>
<![CDATA[Swapping Gin for Vodka]]> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 10:15:00 -0500 Swapping Gin for Vodka Posted by CamperEnglish
This play on the Aviation cocktail trades gin for vodka, but adds absinthe to keep it interesting. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Honeyed Highball]]> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 10:10:00 -0500 A Honeyed Highball Posted by CamperEnglish
This tall refresher uses a base of Drambuie for its honey notes. ]]>
<![CDATA[Rum, Lime, and Mint, But This is No Mojito]]> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 14:31:51 -0500 Rum, Lime, and Mint, But This is No Mojito Posted by CamperEnglish
To a Mojito-style combination of ingredients, we add cucumber and a whisper of absinthe. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Scent of Summer with Elderflower and Apricot]]> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 13:47:15 -0500 The Scent of Summer with Elderflower and Apricot Posted by CamperEnglish
Get a head start on summer with this refreshing pisco cocktail. ]]>
<![CDATA[Not Your Typical Sangria]]> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 10:00:00 -0500 Not Your Typical Sangria Posted by CamperEnglish
Tequila and grapefruit are found in this not-so-close Sangria cousin. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Lighter Shade of Negroni]]> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 10:00:00 -0500 A Lighter Shade of Negroni Posted by CamperEnglish
The classic Negroni gets a splash of citrus in this cocktail. ]]>
<![CDATA[Horchata Meets Tequila]]> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 10:00:00 -0500 Horchata Meets Tequila Posted by CamperEnglish
Almond milk is the base of this cocktail with Mexican flair. ]]>
<![CDATA[Chocolate and Scotch, Together in the Glass]]> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 10:00:00 -0500 Chocolate and Scotch, Together in the Glass Posted by CamperEnglish
A dessert cocktail combines smoky scotch and chocolate liqueur. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Beer Lover's Manhattan]]> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:00:00 -0500 A Beer Lover's Manhattan Posted by CamperEnglish
Beer and wine make the base for delightful syrups. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Tea Toddy]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 14:44:23 -0500 A Tea Toddy Posted by CamperEnglish
This soothing hot cocktail calls for black tea with vanilla and smoky mezcal. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Hot Beer Cocktail]]> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:10:55 -0500 A Hot Beer Cocktail Posted by CamperEnglish
Warmed oatmeal stout makes the base of a great winter cocktail. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Ward Eight Cocktail]]> Sat, 29 Dec 2012 16:33:23 -0500 The Ward Eight Cocktail Posted by CamperEnglish
This vintage cocktail from Boston contains rye whiskey, two kinds of juice, and grenadine. ]]>
<![CDATA[Rum for the Holidays]]> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 10:00:00 -0500 Rum for the Holidays Posted by CamperEnglish
Aged rum and apricot liqueur aren't your typical holiday cocktail ingredients. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Bit of Panama, a Bit of France]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 10:00:00 -0500 A Bit of Panama, a Bit of France Posted by CamperEnglish
This rum-based cocktail also contains a touch of cognac. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pineapple and Chartreuse]]> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 15:28:14 -0500 Pineapple and Chartreuse Posted by CamperEnglish
This unexpected flavor combination is great in cocktails like the Chartreuse Swizzle. ]]>
<![CDATA[This Form of Penicillin will Cure Your Thirst]]> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 10:00:00 -0500 This Form of Penicillin will Cure Your Thirst Posted by CamperEnglish
Scotch, Lemon, Ginger, and Honey come together in this delightful drink. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Less Famous Classic Cocktail]]> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 10:00:00 -0500 A Less Famous Classic Cocktail Posted by CamperEnglish
A book on retro cocktails skips the popular ones and suggests some others for revival. ]]>
<![CDATA[Reconsidering Creme de Menthe]]> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 10:00:00 -0500 Reconsidering Creme de Menthe Posted by CamperEnglish
A new brand of creme de menthe inspires reconsideration of the Stinger and other 1970s cocktails. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Cocktail by Hemingway]]> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 10:00:00 -0500 A Cocktail by Hemingway Posted by CamperEnglish
A new book looks at the drinks in the books and life of Ernest Hemingway. ]]>
<![CDATA[When a Shot Becomes a Palate Cleanser]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 13:19:17 -0500 When a Shot Becomes a Palate Cleanser Posted by CamperEnglish
A new book on sophisticated shots might make you consider them in a different light. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Vodka Cocktail with Class]]> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 10:00:00 -0500 A Vodka Cocktail with Class Posted by CamperEnglish
Most vodka cocktails and simple and juicy. This one is rich and seductive. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Chocolate Manhattan By Way of Boston]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 14:22:22 -0500 A Chocolate Manhattan By Way of Boston Posted by CamperEnglish
This cacao-enhanced drink comes from a new book of recipes for cocktails from Boston. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Mojito Grows Up]]> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 13:47:40 -0500 The Mojito Grows Up Posted by CamperEnglish
The Old Cuban is a sophisticated Mojito variation made with dark rum and champagne. ]]>
<![CDATA[Where in the World to Have a Drink]]> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 13:25:56 -0500 Where in the World to Have a Drink Posted by CamperEnglish
This cocktail comes from a great new book about the best bars in the world. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Drink With Muddled Cherries and Rosemary-Pepper Syrup]]> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 10:00:00 -0500 A Drink With Muddled Cherries and Rosemary-Pepper Syrup Posted by CamperEnglish
Warm up your muddling arm for this gin drink with cherries. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Fancy Shandy from Maine]]> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 10:00:00 -0500 A Fancy Shandy from Maine Posted by CamperEnglish
Beer, ginger beer, and blackcurrant liqueur make a spicy and refreshing combination. ]]>
<![CDATA[Honey and Hot Sauce]]> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 10:00:00 -0500 Honey and Hot Sauce Posted by CamperEnglish
Earthy manuka honey and hot sauce provide the sweetness and spice for this tequila cocktail. ]]>
<![CDATA[Strawberries and Peppercorns (and Gin!)]]> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 10:00:00 -0500 Strawberries and Peppercorns (and Gin!) Posted by CamperEnglish
The Rouge No. 10 combines black pepper-infused gin with strawberries. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sea Salt & Lime Soda]]> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 10:00:00 -0500 Sea Salt & Lime Soda Posted by CamperEnglish
This simple soft drink comes from a new book on homemade sodas. ]]>
<![CDATA[You'll Flip for this Rhubarb Cocktail]]> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 10:00:00 -0500 You'll Flip for this Rhubarb Cocktail Posted by CamperEnglish
A cocktail from Chicago uses rhubarb and rosemary to delicious effect. ]]>
<![CDATA[El Presidente: A Cuban Classic Cocktail]]> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 10:00:00 -0500 El Presidente: A Cuban Classic Cocktail Posted by CamperEnglish
This Cuban cocktail with rum, vermouth, and grenadine or curacao has unclear origins. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Rosemary-Lemon Vodka Sour]]> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 13:27:04 -0500 A Rosemary-Lemon Vodka Sour Posted by CamperEnglish
Use this 'sour' cocktail as a model for creating originals on the fly. ]]>
<![CDATA[Cocktails in San Francisco With Us]]> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 18:01:50 -0500 Cocktails in San Francisco With Us Posted by CamperEnglish
Join FC's drink blogger Camper English and Senior Editor Denise Mickelsen for cocktails in San Francisco. ]]>
<![CDATA[Italy's Summer Spritzer]]> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 15:23:47 -0500 Italy's Summer Spritzer Posted by CamperEnglish
The Aperol Spritz is a warm weather refresher that can go from the picnic to the beach. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sake Gets the Spritzer Treatment]]> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 10:00:00 -0500 Sake Gets the Spritzer Treatment Posted by CamperEnglish
A simple and refreshing way to drink sake this summer. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Drink Both Refreshing and Bitter ]]> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 10:00:00 -0500 A Drink Both Refreshing and Bitter Posted by CamperEnglish
This drink from Portland, Oregon combines two bitter citrus flavors to great effect. ]]>
<![CDATA[Tequila, Stirred]]> Fri, 29 Jun 2012 16:32:32 -0500 Tequila, Stirred Posted by CamperEnglish
The Matador is a vintage tequila drink that shuns citrus in favor of vermouth and orange curacao. ]]>
<![CDATA[Grape Expectations: A Vermouth Spritzer]]> Sat, 23 Jun 2012 16:57:00 -0500 Grape Expectations: A Vermouth Spritzer Posted by CamperEnglish
This low-alcohol cocktail is great for summer sipping. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Drinkable Fruit Bowl ]]> Sat, 16 Jun 2012 10:00:00 -0500 A Drinkable Fruit Bowl Posted by CamperEnglish
Cherries, limes, and the flavor of oranges come together in this summer drink. ]]>
<![CDATA[Fire and Ice: A Spicy Tequila Pop]]> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 10:00:00 -0500 Fire and Ice: A Spicy Tequila Pop Posted by CamperEnglish
From a book on frozen treats with liquor comes this recipe for a cucumber spice pop with a bit of a kick. ]]>
<![CDATA[Gin & Tonic & A Little Extra]]> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 10:00:00 -0500 Gin & Tonic & A Little Extra Posted by CamperEnglish
A few suggestions for sprucing up a summer classic. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Improved Cuba Libre]]> Fri, 25 May 2012 14:02:09 -0500 The Improved Cuba Libre Posted by CamperEnglish
Fancy up your Rum and Coke with a couple of other ingredients. ]]>
<![CDATA[Garden To Glass]]> Fri, 18 May 2012 10:00:00 -0500 Garden To Glass Posted by CamperEnglish
A new cocktail book focuses on using fresh ingredients in drinks. ]]>
<![CDATA[Blackberries and Beer, Together At Last]]> Fri, 11 May 2012 10:00:00 -0500 Blackberries and Beer, Together At Last Posted by CamperEnglish
From a new book on beer cocktails comes this recipe containing berry flavors and hoppy ale. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Cocktail to Kick Start the Summer]]> Fri, 04 May 2012 10:00:00 -0500 A Cocktail to Kick Start the Summer Posted by CamperEnglish
Give this juicy cocktail with Pimm's and cucumber gin a try. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Sangria Spectrum]]> Wed, 02 May 2012 15:39:25 -0500 The Sangria Spectrum Posted by CamperEnglish
Summer’s favorite cocktail for a crowd, now appearing in a rainbow of colors. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Different Drink From Kentucky]]> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 10:52:35 -0500 A Different Drink From Kentucky Posted by CamperEnglish
Though Derby day approaches, we'll look beyond the Mint Julep for another recipe out of Kentucky. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Devilish Drink With Tequila and Cassis ]]> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 10:00:00 -0500 A Devilish Drink With Tequila and Cassis Posted by CamperEnglish
The El Diablo is a delicious cocktail with tequila, ginger beer, and creme of cassis. ]]>
<![CDATA[Like Lemonade at a Barbecue]]> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 10:00:00 -0500 Like Lemonade at a Barbecue Posted by CamperEnglish
This cocktail is juicy with a touch of smoke. ]]>
<![CDATA[A South American Sazerac]]> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 10:00:00 -0500 A South American Sazerac Posted by CamperEnglish
In which Peruvian pisco stands in for rye whiskey in the Sazerac. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pouring Port in Cocktails]]> Fri, 23 Mar 2012 14:17:07 -0500 Pouring Port in Cocktails Posted by CamperEnglish
A cocktail with rum and port. ]]>
<![CDATA[Irish Whiskey, Part II]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2012 10:00:00 -0500 Irish Whiskey, Part II Posted by CamperEnglish
All brands of Irish whiskey come from just a few distilleries. ]]>
<![CDATA[Irish Whiskey, Part I]]> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 10:00:00 -0500 Irish Whiskey, Part I Posted by CamperEnglish
A look at blended versus pot-still Irish whiskeys. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Taste of the Irish]]> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 15:49:04 -0500 A Taste of the Irish Posted by CamperEnglish
A whisk(e)y spelling lesson and a cocktail with Irish whiskey and honey. ]]>
<![CDATA[Hemingway Goes to Mexico]]> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 10:00:00 -0500 Hemingway Goes to Mexico Posted by CamperEnglish
This version of the Hemingway Daiquiri uses tequila instead of rum. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Cocktail from Canada]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 14:51:20 -0500 A Cocktail from Canada Posted by CamperEnglish
From a hotel bar in Vancouver comes this cocktail of vanilla, orange, and mint flavors. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Pisco Sour And A Simple Spin On It]]> Fri, 10 Feb 2012 10:00:00 -0500 The Pisco Sour And A Simple Spin On It Posted by CamperEnglish
The classic Pisco Sour gets an update with the addition of rose water. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Gentle Gin Drink With Fruity Undertones]]> Fri, 03 Feb 2012 10:00:00 -0500 A Gentle Gin Drink With Fruity Undertones Posted by CamperEnglish
From a new cocktail book comes a subtle apricot and peach-touched gin cocktail. ]]>
<![CDATA[Absinthe and Oranges, Together at Last]]> Fri, 27 Jan 2012 10:00:00 -0500 Absinthe and Oranges, Together at Last Posted by CamperEnglish
A surprising combination of licorice-laden absinthe and orange flavors in this drink. ]]>
<![CDATA[Tequila With a Touch of Honey]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 10:00:00 -0500 Tequila With a Touch of Honey Posted by CamperEnglish
This tequila and honey drink will have you buzzing. ]]>
<![CDATA[Smoke in the Flower Patch]]> Fri, 13 Jan 2012 10:00:00 -0500 Smoke in the Flower Patch Posted by CamperEnglish
How do floral flavors pair with smoky scotch whisky? Pretty well, it turns out. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Drink Good Enough to Eat]]> Fri, 06 Jan 2012 10:00:00 -0500 A Drink Good Enough to Eat Posted by CamperEnglish
With apples, cherries, maple syrup, and baking spices, this cocktail tastes like pie. ]]>
<![CDATA[Winter in the Tropics]]> Fri, 30 Dec 2011 10:00:00 -0500 Winter in the Tropics Posted by CamperEnglish
The cognac gives this otherwise tropical cocktail a wintery twist. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Creative Caraway Cocktail]]> Fri, 23 Dec 2011 09:00:00 -0500 A Creative Caraway Cocktail Posted by CamperEnglish
A tiny splash of aquavit brings the bold flavor of caraway to this cocktail. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Drink with Brazilian Rum and Spices]]> Fri, 16 Dec 2011 10:00:00 -0500 A Drink with Brazilian Rum and Spices Posted by CamperEnglish
A cocktail created around aged rum from Brazil with ginger and cinnamon. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Little Hanky Panky ]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2011 10:00:00 -0500 A Little Hanky Panky Posted by CamperEnglish
The classic cocktail the Hanky Panky was invented by Savoy Hotel bartender Ada Coleman. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Fall-Forward Cocktail]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2011 10:00:00 -0500 A Fall-Forward Cocktail Posted by CamperEnglish
The flavors of ginger and allspice lend this cocktail a warm winter spice quality. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Lovely Limoncello Cocktail]]> Sun, 27 Nov 2011 20:18:16 -0500 A Lovely Limoncello Cocktail Posted by CamperEnglish
A combination of fresh lemon, limoncello, and tonic water makes for a tall low-alcohol cocktail. ]]>
<![CDATA[Eggnog Goes Bananas]]> Fri, 18 Nov 2011 10:23:03 -0500 Eggnog Goes Bananas Posted by CamperEnglish
This non-alcoholic eggnog is flavored with bananas and your choice of chocolate, ginger, or pineapple. ]]>
<![CDATA[Grapes Make Great Garnish]]> Fri, 11 Nov 2011 12:09:09 -0500 Grapes Make Great Garnish Posted by CamperEnglish
A pickled grapes recipe from a new book will have your garnish tasting as good as your drink. ]]>
<![CDATA[Fall in Love with this Autumn Brandy Cocktail]]> Fri, 04 Nov 2011 10:00:00 -0500 Fall in Love with this Autumn Brandy Cocktail Posted by CamperEnglish
This fall-flavored cocktail works with apricot, peach, or pear liqueur. ]]>
<![CDATA[Tastes As Pretty As Its Name]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2011 11:01:58 -0500 Tastes As Pretty As Its Name Posted by CamperEnglish
The Chrysanthemum is a lovely, low-alcohol classic cocktail. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pina Basil Collins]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2011 13:36:07 -0500 Pina Basil Collins Posted by CamperEnglish
A basil-flavored vodka and pineapple juice form the heart of this cocktail. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Cocktail for Copenhagen]]> Fri, 14 Oct 2011 16:31:48 -0500 A Cocktail for Copenhagen Posted by CamperEnglish
This rich cocktail pays tribute to the city of Copenhagen where it was created. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Rich Cocktail With a Vinegar Kick]]> Fri, 07 Oct 2011 10:00:00 -0500 A Rich Cocktail With a Vinegar Kick Posted by CamperEnglish
Fall back with this hearty cocktail containing vodka, pomegranate, and a touch of vinegar to make it interesting. ]]>
<![CDATA[Seaside Potatoes That You Can Drink]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 10:00:00 -0500 Seaside Potatoes That You Can Drink Posted by CamperEnglish
A unique potato vodka from Sweden adds depth to light cocktails. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Drink Between Seasons]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2011 10:00:00 -0500 A Drink Between Seasons Posted by CamperEnglish
Combining winter citrus, spicy ginger, and bourbon, this cocktail bridges the gap between the summer and winter. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Honey Cocktail For Hunters]]> Fri, 16 Sep 2011 10:00:00 -0500 A Honey Cocktail For Hunters Posted by CamperEnglish
This cocktail centers on Barenjager, a honey liqueur originally made for bear hunters. ]]>
<![CDATA[Tequila Terminology]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2011 10:00:00 -0500 Tequila Terminology Posted by CamperEnglish
Learn how to tell your reposado from your anejo in this explanatory post about tequila. ]]>
<![CDATA[Poland's Gift to Cocktails]]> Thu, 01 Sep 2011 14:26:01 -0500 Poland's Gift to Cocktails Posted by CamperEnglish
A cocktail that tastes like apple pie is made with a unique grass-flavored vodka from Poland. ]]>
<![CDATA[A New Use For Coconut Rum ]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2011 09:00:00 -0500 A New Use For Coconut Rum Posted by CamperEnglish
Sure, orange juice and coconut rum go together. But throw some Benedictine and ginger beer into the mix and you've got a more sophisticated sipper. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Strawberry Surprise]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2011 10:00:00 -0500 A Strawberry Surprise Posted by CamperEnglish
This vodka-strawberry cocktail would be straight-forward were it not for some surprise ingredients. ]]>
<![CDATA[An Easy and Versatile Watermelon Cocktail ]]> Fri, 12 Aug 2011 09:55:48 -0500 An Easy and Versatile Watermelon Cocktail Posted by CamperEnglish
This watermelon drink from a San Francisco bartender can be made with a variety of base spirits to suit your mood. ]]>
<![CDATA[Welcome Back, Rye Whiskey]]> Fri, 05 Aug 2011 13:28:26 -0500 Welcome Back, Rye Whiskey Posted by CamperEnglish
Once all but extinct, American rye whiskey has made quite the comeback.     ]]>
<![CDATA[The Vesper]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2011 11:20:41 -0500 The Vesper Posted by CamperEnglish
Being true to vintage recipes can require a touch of cocktail archaeology. ]]>
<![CDATA[The New Gins]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2011 10:00:00 -0500 The New Gins Posted by CamperEnglish
Fruity, floral,and fun are not the typical descriptors used for gin, but this new batch of brands is anything but traditional. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Punch That Packs Absinthe]]> Fri, 15 Jul 2011 10:00:00 -0500 A Punch That Packs Absinthe Posted by CamperEnglish
We've seen a lot of punch recipes, but this refreshing cucumber-lime version is a rare number with a base of absinthe. ]]>
<![CDATA[Coconut Cream and the Pina Colada]]> Fri, 08 Jul 2011 10:00:00 -0500 Coconut Cream and the Pina Colada Posted by CamperEnglish
When making a Pina Colada it is helpful to know the difference between coconut water, coconut milk, coconut cream, and cream of coconut. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Surprisingly Refreshing Combination of Cinnamon and Gin]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2011 10:00:00 -0500 The Surprisingly Refreshing Combination of Cinnamon and Gin Posted by CamperEnglish
This summertime drink, discovered at a cocktail contest in France, combines gin, plum wine, lemon, and cinnamon. ]]>
<![CDATA[Japanese Whisky and a Drinking Ritual]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2011 10:00:00 -0500 Japanese Whisky and a Drinking Ritual Posted by CamperEnglish
The Japanese have been making whisky since the 1920s. The mizuwari serving style is a fancy way of making a whisky highball. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sweet, Sparkling, and Full of Pomegranate]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2011 10:00:00 -0500 Sweet, Sparkling, and Full of Pomegranate Posted by CamperEnglish
Sparkling wine, pomegranate, gin, and lemon all share space in this tasty cocktail. ]]>
<![CDATA[Hardly the Last Word About the Last Word Cocktail]]> Fri, 10 Jun 2011 10:00:00 -0500 Hardly the Last Word About the Last Word Cocktail Posted by CamperEnglish
The Last Word is a newly-popular classic cocktail that has inspired many spin-off drinks. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Negroni Sbagliato: A Happy Accident]]> Fri, 03 Jun 2011 10:00:00 -0500 The Negroni Sbagliato: A Happy Accident Posted by CamperEnglish
Supposedly created by mistake, the Negroni Sbagliato is both bubbly and slightly bitter; a great aperitif. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Singapore Sling]]> Fri, 27 May 2011 10:00:00 -0500 The Singapore Sling Posted by CamperEnglish
Save yourself the trip to Singapore and make the Sling at home. ]]>
<![CDATA[Tastier Tonic Tickles More Tastebuds]]> Fri, 20 May 2011 10:00:00 -0500 Tastier Tonic Tickles More Tastebuds Posted by CamperEnglish
Upgrade your tonic water and improve your drinks dramatically. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Classic Ramos Gin Fizz and a Modern Variation]]> Fri, 13 May 2011 10:00:00 -0500 The Classic Ramos Gin Fizz and a Modern Variation Posted by CamperEnglish
The New Orleans classic drink the Ramos Gin Fizz gets an update from a French bartender. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Multiple-Dessert Drink ]]> Fri, 06 May 2011 10:00:00 -0500 A Multiple-Dessert Drink Posted by CamperEnglish
A cocktail created on-the-spot combines flavors of flan, creme brulee, mango sticky rice, and the milkshake-like Batida. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Saratoga: Two Base Liquors Can Be Better Than One]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2011 10:00:00 -0500 The Saratoga: Two Base Liquors Can Be Better Than One Posted by CamperEnglish
Nearly-forgotten classic cocktail The Saratoga mixes whiskey and cognac to create a blend of deliciousness. ]]>
<![CDATA[Cocktails for Breakfast]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2011 10:00:00 -0500 Cocktails for Breakfast Posted by CamperEnglish
The Breakfast Martini owes its name not to the time of day at which it should be served, but to one of its ingredients: orange marmalade. ]]>
<![CDATA[Using Simple Syrup in Cocktails]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2011 09:00:00 -0500 Using Simple Syrup in Cocktails Posted by CamperEnglish
In this post we examine simple syrup: regular vs. rich syrup, its spoilage times, and use in cocktails. ]]>
<![CDATA[Mezcal Adds A Smoky Touch To Cocktails ]]> Fri, 08 Apr 2011 10:00:00 -0500 Mezcal Adds A Smoky Touch To Cocktails Posted by CamperEnglish
Rustic, artisanal mezcals are creating new fans, and those fans are creating new cocktails. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sloe Gin Rides Again]]> Fri, 01 Apr 2011 10:00:00 -0500 Sloe Gin Rides Again Posted by CamperEnglish
Two new-and-improved sloe gins on the market will bring your fizz back to life. ]]>
<![CDATA[Tall, Dark, and Tasty]]> Fri, 25 Mar 2011 10:00:00 -0500 Tall, Dark, and Tasty Posted by CamperEnglish
Over a tall, refreshing cocktail, we discuss the difference between dark rum and aged rum.   Lime BumbooBy John Deragon1 1/2 ounces Zacapa 23 Rum1/2 ounce orange liqueur1 ounce lime brown sugar syrup*1 ounce waterLime wedge for garnishNutmeg for garnish*To make lime brown sugar... ]]>
<![CDATA[The Caipirinha: Fun to Make, Easy to Drink, Hard to Pronounce ]]> Fri, 18 Mar 2011 10:00:00 -0500 The Caipirinha: Fun to Make, Easy to Drink, Hard to Pronounce Posted by CamperEnglish
Brazil's most popular cocktail has gone global. ]]>
<![CDATA[Almond Syrup Is The Source Of This Drink's Success]]> Thu, 10 Mar 2011 16:26:45 -0500 Almond Syrup Is The Source Of This Drink's Success Posted by CamperEnglish
Orgeat is an almond syrup essential to a proper Mai Tai but useful in other drinks such as the contest-winning Mi Ruca. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Art of Irish Coffee]]> Fri, 04 Mar 2011 22:30:00 -0500 The Art of Irish Coffee Posted by CamperEnglish
There are many ways to make an Irish Coffee, but most of the fuss is over the cream on top. ]]>
<![CDATA[Better Cocktails Across the Country]]> Fri, 25 Feb 2011 10:00:00 -0500 Better Cocktails Across the Country Posted by CamperEnglish
The biggest trend in cocktails is that they're getting better everywhere. ]]>
<![CDATA[Orange You Glad You Know This?]]> Fri, 18 Feb 2011 10:30:00 -0500 Orange You Glad You Know This? Posted by CamperEnglish
The distinction between curacao and triple sec orange liqueurs is more a matter of history and coloring than the way they’re made today. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Bubbling Bouquet ]]> Wed, 09 Feb 2011 11:00:00 -0500 A Bubbling Bouquet Posted by CamperEnglish
For the simplest of champagne cocktails, add a splash of a floral liqueur and behold the aromatic fireworks. ]]>
<![CDATA[Don't Forget the Vermouth ]]> Fri, 04 Feb 2011 10:30:00 -0500 Don't Forget the Vermouth Posted by CamperEnglish
French, Italian, sweet, dry, red, white: Here’s a quick tip on remembering which vermouth is which. ]]>
<![CDATA[Absinthe Apparatus]]> Fri, 28 Jan 2011 10:30:00 -0500 Absinthe Apparatus Posted by CamperEnglish
Do you really need all that equipment to enjoy absinthe? The short answer: Nope. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Little Dash of Celery ]]> Fri, 21 Jan 2011 10:00:00 -0500 A Little Dash of Celery Posted by CamperEnglish
With an explosion in the variety of bitters on the market, one unexpected flavor seems to dominate: celery. ]]>
<![CDATA[Tastes Great And Prevents Malaria]]> Fri, 14 Jan 2011 10:00:00 -0500 Tastes Great And Prevents Malaria Posted by CamperEnglish
The tasty aperitif Dubonnet was originally designed to help the anti-malarial medicine go down. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Original Cocktail]]> Fri, 07 Jan 2011 09:55:00 -0500 The Original Cocktail Posted by CamperEnglish
Once upon a time, a cocktail was a specific drink rather than an entire category of beverages. Today it goes by a different name. ]]>
<![CDATA[Spicy Infusions Make Better Bloody Marys]]> Fri, 31 Dec 2010 10:00:00 -0500 Spicy Infusions Make Better Bloody Marys Posted by CamperEnglish
These spicy vodka infusions will be done in a day and ready for tomorrow's Bloody Mary brunch. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Drink For Rudolph]]> Fri, 24 Dec 2010 10:00:00 -0500 A Drink For Rudolph Posted by CamperEnglish
This scotch cocktail contains an unusual set of ingredients that make magic together. ]]>
<![CDATA[Hot Buttered...Tequila? ]]> Thu, 09 Dec 2010 16:30:00 -0500 Hot Buttered...Tequila? Posted by CamperEnglish
While we most often associate warm drinks with whiskey and rum, the Hot Buttered Anejo makes the case for tequila. ]]>
<![CDATA[Chartreuse and Chocolate: Perfect Together]]> Fri, 03 Dec 2010 11:48:59 -0500 Chartreuse and Chocolate: Perfect Together Posted by CamperEnglish
If you like peppermint hot chocolate, try this grown-up version made with green Chartreuse. ]]>
<![CDATA[Let The Tequila Shine Through in the Dragonwell Punch]]> Fri, 26 Nov 2010 10:00:00 -0500 Let The Tequila Shine Through in the Dragonwell Punch Posted by CamperEnglish
Move over, margarita mix: The Dragonwell Punch plays well with tequila. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Cocktail Lover's Thanksgiving ]]> Fri, 19 Nov 2010 10:00:00 -0500 A Cocktail Lover's Thanksgiving Posted by CamperEnglish
This Thanksgiving, your turkey can come in cocktail form. ]]>
<![CDATA[Speaking Highly of Speakeasy by Jason Kosmas and Dushan Zaric]]> Thu, 11 Nov 2010 09:45:53 -0500 Speaking Highly of Speakeasy by Jason Kosmas and Dushan Zaric Posted by CamperEnglish
Speakeasy, a new cocktail recipe book from the owners of New York's Employees Only bar, features clever spins on classic drinks. ]]>
<![CDATA[Homemade Grenadine and the Jack Rose Cocktail]]> Fri, 05 Nov 2010 17:41:07 -0500 Homemade Grenadine and the Jack Rose Cocktail Posted by CamperEnglish
Make your own grenadine and put it to good use in the juicy Jack Rose Cocktail. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Pinky Nutscadero: A Cocktail Designed Online]]> Fri, 29 Oct 2010 10:00:00 -0500 The Pinky Nutscadero: A Cocktail Designed Online Posted by CamperEnglish
When cocktail bloggers gather, strange drinks happen. ]]>
<![CDATA[Everything Old is New and Improved]]> Fri, 22 Oct 2010 10:00:00 -0500 Everything Old is New and Improved Posted by CamperEnglish
The Harvey Wallbanger may have gone out of fashion with the fern bar, but the drink deserves a second look. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Great Aviation Cocktail Mystery ]]> Fri, 15 Oct 2010 10:00:00 -0500 The Great Aviation Cocktail Mystery Posted by CamperEnglish
The Aviation is a classic cocktail with a name that confounded mixologists- until they discovered the drink's true origin. ]]>
<![CDATA[Buck Up with Ginger Beer]]> Fri, 08 Oct 2010 10:00:00 -0500 Buck Up with Ginger Beer Posted by CamperEnglish
Homemade Ginger Beer is delicious on its own and mixes well with most spirits. ]]>
<![CDATA[Great to Drink, Easy to Remember]]> Fri, 01 Oct 2010 10:00:00 -0500 Great to Drink, Easy to Remember Posted by CamperEnglish
The Negroni is a classic cocktail made with Campari, a bitter aperitif celebrating its 150th birthday in 2010. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sherry: Not Just for Sipping]]> Fri, 24 Sep 2010 10:00:00 -0500 Sherry: Not Just for Sipping Posted by CamperEnglish
Sherry is not only a food-friendly fortified wine, it's also a versatile cocktail ingredient. ]]>
<![CDATA[A Real (Good) Gimlet]]> Fri, 17 Sep 2010 10:00:00 -0500 A Real (Good) Gimlet Posted by CamperEnglish
Though the historically correct Gimlet should be made with preserved lime, fresh citrus is far more tasty. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Double Rainbow Cocktail]]> Fri, 10 Sep 2010 09:00:00 -0500 The Double Rainbow Cocktail Posted by CamperEnglish
This refreshing vodka cocktail from Fine Cooking drink blogger Camper English can be prepared one at a time or in bulk for parties. ]]>