Whisky Blender is an online store based in Scotland that provides a simple way for you to craft your own custom whisky blend using up to seven different single malts.  Once you’ve finalized your blend, you can name it so that it’s easy […]

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How To Make a Proper Old Fashioned

On February 22, 2012 By

Fascinating and opinionated web site focused on one thing: how to make a proper Old Fashioned.  Author Martin Doudoroff believes that a lot of “bad ideas” have corrupted the modern drink.

Old Fashioned Recipe

Follow the easy original recipe to make an […]

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The descriptions of these cocktails on this 1940s cocktail menu don’t indicate what they were made with, but coconut and pineapple indicate that the ingredients included rum.  The Fog Cutter, Monkey Business, Daiquiri are all rum drinks.  Rum drinks became popular during the early 40s because due to war-time shortages, most liquors were […]

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Cocktail Diagrams Poster

On February 1, 2012 By

This limited edition print breaks down 68 mixed drinks into their constituent parts. Follow the lines in this mother-of-all-liquor-related-diagrams for the recipes of your favorite cocktails.  Titled “Constitutions of Classic Cocktails”, the 27″ x 39″ poster identifies the mixers, garnishes, spirits and […]

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Lost Art of the Perfect Cocktail

On December 26, 2011 By

This “old timer” wrote a neat letter to the editor written after the end of Prohibition on the lost art of mixed drinks. Besides the writer’s preference for a martini shaken “until it poured out white”, I especially enjoyed the […]

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