vermouth

Palmetto Cocktail

Vermouth is a mainstay of classical cocktails.  The various red, white, sweet, and dry fortified wines show up all over the place in recipes involving whiskey, gin, vodka, and even rum. Vermouth is also the theme for this month’s Mixology Monday, graciously hosted by the the pseudonymous “Vidiot” at the Cocktailians blog.  As Vidiot notes, [...]

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El Presidente

The El Presidente is a Cuban-born cocktail from the Dark Days of American tippling – Prohibition.  The history of the cocktail is somewhat hazy, with several different bartenders credited with creating it in honor one or more Cuban presidents in various different bars. The drink has often been lamented as a lost treasure from the [...]

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