Do you love mojitos? Do you love champagne? Well then we have the cocktail for you. The Old Cuban is a fantastic mixture of rum, lime, mint and bubbles. This drink was created by Audrey Saunders of Pegu Club in NYC. We have to guess that the name might come from the fact that this cocktail uses aged Bacardi and that … [Read More...]
The Manhattan stands as a close cousin to the Martinez cocktail, and is one of the first cocktails to use vermouth in the recipe. It first showed up in the late 1800's, with the original recipe calling for an even split between rye whiskey and sweet vermouth with the addition of Boker's bitters which are no longer … [Read More...]
Drink of the Week!
Deceptively strong indeed, the Ampersand is a fine blend of Old Tom Gin, Cognac and sweet vermouth with a couple of dashes of orange bitters. The Ampersand is surprisingly well rounded without being overly sweet; it is a perfect example of a cocktail made with all spirits that does not … [Read More...]
Where: The Hawthorne Kenmore Square, Boston Ambiance: Chic, Urban living room. When you walk into The Hawthorne, the newest cocktail spot in the Hotel Commonwealth, you instantly feel calm and relaxed. Maybe it's cool blue tones on the walls or the plush seating near the bar, … [Read More...]