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9 Tips to Building Better Cocktail Menus at Home

9 Tips to Building Better Cocktail Menus at Home

Here we are, in the throes of holiday party season, and it’s your turn to host. Obviously, you’ll stock the bar because that’s what goodhearted people do in such scenarios. You’ll provide some food, a thoughtful playlist. It’ll be great. But what about a cocktail menu? Simply putting some consideration…read more →

Book Review: To Have and Have Another

Book Review: To Have and Have Another

We first became acquainted with “To Have and Have Another: A Hemingway Cocktail Companion” at Tales of the Cocktail. The book was nominated for a Spirited Award, and the author, Philip Greene, was a regular presence at seminars and events throughout the festival. The title alone piqued our interest —…read more →

Book Review: Handcrafted Cocktails by Molly Wellmann

Book Review: Handcrafted Cocktails by Molly Wellmann

“Handcrafted Cocktails: The Mixologist’s Guide to Classic Drinks for Morning Noon & Night” is the new, lengthy-titled tome from Molly Wellmann, a Cincinnati-based bartender, bar owner and general cocktail aficionado. Like every cocktail book ever, it begins with an introduction to bar basics, including bartending tools and techniques, as well…read more →