The Aviation is a classic cocktail that dates back to the early 20th century and was created by Hugo R. Ensslin. It first appeared in literature in Ensslin’s 1916 Recipes For Mixed Drinks. It has recaptured an unspoken connection between patron and bartender and can once more be considered a “Bartender’s Handshake.”
The cosmopolitan can undoubtedly be considered a modern classic. It reached the peak of its popularity due largely in part to the success of HBO’s hit series Sex and the City. Although the cocktail reached the height of its popularity in the late 90’s through the early to mid 00’s, the origin of this particular cocktail recipe is thought to only shortly proceed this time period.
For this installment of our new weekly series, 'Cocktail Chronicles,' we wanted to showcase a cocktail that has inspired us. As a result, we have chosen to showcase the Martinez. Some derive the origins of this cocktail from the Dry Martini. Others, derive it from the Manhattan. We like to think that the Dry Martini and the Manhattan had a love child and what resulted was a wonderful gift -- the Martinez
If you have spent any amount of time in the world of mixology or spent any time at a bar you've heard of the Manhattan. The Manhattan is a great, iconic cocktail but we’re here to talk about its neighbor — the Brooklyn. The Brooklyn shares some resemblance to the Manhattan but swaps a few key ingredients