I blog about cocktails and building your home bar. Mostly mocktails until GarnishBaby arrives in October! Boston, MA. Twitter: @garnishblog.

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My Recipes
Maraschino Vermouth Cocktail
The Brooklyn has truly flown under the radar for the last hundred years, though it has inspired a lot of recent spin-offs. I personally prefer a Manhattan, but it was fun to make this classic for the first time. Rye, dry vermouth, @luxardousa maraschino liqueur, and Angostura and orange bitters (substituted for the now-unavailable Amer Picon).
Fresh Cranberry And Tangerine Old Fashioned
I wrote a guest blog for @hoochapp with a roundup of eight fall cocktails from some of my favorite cocktail bloggers: @stirandstrain, @seattlewhiskeyco, @emsjellytoast, @ashroseconway, @honestlyyum, and @xxgastronomista. (And me.)
Honey Bourbon Cocktail
One of my favorites: the Coal Miner's Daughter, a riff on the Gold Rush with @knobcreek bourbon, lemon juice, honey, ginger simple syrup, and a fresh lavender garnish. Recipe from @liquordotcom.
De La Louisiane
From the blog archives: the elegant De La Louisiane. With rye, sweet vermouth, Benedictine, absinthe, and Peychaud's bitters, it's sort of a Manhattan meets a Sazerac with a twist.
Flushing - Main Street
The Flushing - Main Street from @tigermamabos!! I was floored by the combination of Akashi White Oak Japanese whiskey, Dolin Blanc vermouth, Green Chartreuse, @tempus_fugit_spirits Crème de Cacao, and @angosturahouse bitters. Garnish with a flamed lemon twist. Recipe via @fredericyarm.
Gin Joy Division
Joy Division from @deathandconyc. Gin, dry vermouth, @cointreau_officiel, absinthe. #cocktails #feedfeed
The Revolver
A year ago I featured the Revolver, with @bulleit bourbon, coffee liqueur, and orange bitters.
The 23 Skiddo
The 23 Skidoo: gin, St. Germain, thyme syrup, lemon juice, sparkling wine. And how cute is that garnish Thanks to @travellingbartenders for the idea! #gin #stgermain #champagne #feedfeed
It's #nationalvodkaday! I'll admit that vodka isn't usually the first thing I reach for when I want to make a cocktail, but sometimes it really hits the spot. And it's particularly great for infusions because it offers such a neutral flavor base. @purus_vodka sent me some of their organic vodka and suggested infusing it with lemon, which was fantastic. Since we had some champagne in the fridge, I decided to make a version of the French 75 with it: . Vodka 75 1 oz. lemon-infused Purus vodka 1 tsp. simple syrup (or more, but I liked mine a bit tart) Champagne or sparkling wine To infuse vodka, combine 2 cups vodka with two quartered lemons in a mason jar. Seal it and let it sit for one week, then strain. Build the cocktail in a champagne flute and garnish with a lemon wheel. . Are you celebrating National Vodka Day? What's your drink of choice? . . . #purus #purusvodka #cocktails #recipes #cocktailrecipes #cocktail #vodka #french75 #champagne #sparklingwine #sparklingcocktail #butfirstchampagne #champagnecocktail #drinks #booze #liquor #liqpic #liquorgram #imbibe #imbibegram #feedfeed @thefeedfeed #drinkstagram #cocktailsofinstagram #cocktailporn #cocktailphotography #lemon #organicvodka