The Cooking Banana Cocktail

Plantains are never the stars of the show. The starchy cooking bananas are a lot like the malt that makes malt whisky. It takes a process to turn sweet.

Review #122: Nikka Coffey Gin

Nikka Coffey Gin comes from the same massive Coffey stills that are used to make some of the company’s grain and malt whiskies. The gin is distilled rom a neutral corn base. Like Nikka’s Coffey Malt whisky, their gin is …

Grape and Gin Cocktail

I came across a recipe from Tamara's Table named simply "Grape and Gin" cocktail. I am usually skeptical of food bloggers' cocktails, because their cocktails tend to the low proof realm and can either be too basic or too "artsy", with no middle ground.

Alpine Negroni

One of the major problems with having a homebar is that when you open a normal sized bottle of vermouth it quickly becomes a game of “how many vermouth-based drinks can I make before this goes rancid”?

To be fair, …