Friday Cocktail Hour: The Beachcomber

Friday Cocktail Hour: The Beachcomber

Yes, it’s Friday again! Another week of the pandemic, another week of political convention, and it is time for a serious cocktail. Strong! Complex! Well-balanced! Delicious. And I herewith offer an uncommon cocktail, rum-based because I’m still at the...
The Perfect Gin and Tonic (Again)

The Perfect Gin and Tonic (Again)

Video by Katherine Guanche. Katherine, Sam and I made this video in May looking forward to summer while in quarantine. Now it’s the middle of August, we’ve found a rental in a lovely, quiet, untrammeled patch of Massachusetts, on a river near a beach, and...
Friday Cocktail Hour: The Mai Tai

Friday Cocktail Hour: The Mai Tai

Video by Katherine Guanche This may be one of the more bastardized cocktails served today, filled with syrups and fruit juices. As Tiki aficionados will tell you, though, a Mai Tai contains neither. And it’s one of the best cocktails out there. At its base, a...
Friday Cocktail Hour: The Bee’s Knees!

Friday Cocktail Hour: The Bee’s Knees!

Video by Katherine Guanche Due to technical difficulties (sometimes referred to as vacation), I failed to post the Friday Cocktail on Friday! Better late than never I hope. The Bee’s Knees is a prohibition era cocktail, by some accounts created as a way to mask...