Our Long Pour: “Siesta”

Just in time for taco Tuesday, here’s a simple and tasty apéritif featuring tequila and citrus, with a touch of Campari bringing edginess and a very pretty pink hue. 1.5 oz blanco tequila 1/2 oz Campari 1/2 oz grapefruit juice 1/2 oz lime juice 1/2 oz simple syrup Shake all of that up with ice,…

Our Long Pour: “Le M’aider”

True story: “Mayday” is an anglicization of the French phase M’aider: “help me.” So, on this May Day, with many of us feeling in need of a pick-me-up, I created this original spin on a spritzer called “Mai” (itself French for May). Coincidentally, it’s the sort of thing you might throw together if your (well-appointed)…

Our Long Pour: “The Hemingway Daiquiri”

I’m not a big rum drinker, but have had a few daiquiris (both frozen and up), most made with pretty bad Bacardi. This was my first time making a daiquiri with good rum, and my first encounter with the Hemingway Daiquiri, aka the Papa Doble or Hemingway Special. In addition to aged white rum, key…

Our Long Pour: “The Bicycle Thief”

We have a deep and abiding love for the classic Negroni, but it’s not an exclusive arrangement. Sometimes, the Negroni is just a little too… extra. Too bitter. Too much of a commitment to a buzz too early in the evening. And sometimes, well, the Negroni… just doesn’t last quite long enough. So, we’re always…