Properly Pickled: Vinegar in Cocktails

I’ve mentioned using vinegar in cocktails before, and it remains a pretty prevalent trend. Most often you see these cocktails described as containing a shrub, but sometimes the menu will come right out and list vinegar as an ingredient. This may keep the weak-of-heart at bay, but it is a time-honored and chemically sound approach to …

When Orange Rhymes with Boring: Limoncello

I was invited to join a bevy of bartenders yesterday at one of my favorite watering holes for limoncello cocktails made by two of the best local barmen. The key takeaway from this experience was that when you are looking for a little something different, limoncello can be substituted for citrus liqueurs such as tripel …