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...
FCH: The Rosemary Gimlet

FCH: The Rosemary Gimlet

video by Katherine Guanche Today’s Friday Cocktail Hour features a variation on a most excellent sour, thanks to the protean David Lebovitz, a poem by Matthew Dickman, how to make an infused simple syrup, and the three most important words in the English...
FCH: The Rye Old-Fashioned

FCH: The Rye Old-Fashioned

The last time I heard someone order an old-fashioned on screen was Don Draper on “Mad Men.” The last time I heard it ordered in person, it was by my step-son Sam, his cocktail request for his 27th birthday-in-quarantine. A birthday deserved a commensurate...

FCH: The White Negroni

Today’s cocktail is a White Negroni and is a lesson in how to invent a cocktail. I’ve heard a couple versions of how this came about but what is certain is that Wayne Collins decided to pair a French and a Swiss ingredient with gin for this refreshing...
Friday Cocktail Hour: The Whiskey Sour

Friday Cocktail Hour: The Whiskey Sour

I’m reposting the Whiskey Sour, my third favorite cocktail (after the Martini, followed by the Negroni) because when I restarted the Friday Cocktail Hour, I didn’t have a videographer. Now I do! Thank you, Kat Guanche. I’m also reposting this...