Posts Tagged ‘Campari’

Memorial Day = Summer! = Spritz!!!

Happy Memorial Day, everyone! If you’re in New York, I hope you’ve been basking in the heaven-sent sunshine that decided to make a comeback just in time to usher us all into the summer season. While it’s not technically summer, this is the weekend that always kicks things off. And, it also marks the beginning […]

Negroni Week is Coming…

Fans of the Negroni cocktail, listen up! Your favorite time of year is fast approaching! The first week in June marks Negroni Week. Sponsored by Imbibe Magazine and Campari, this event is both delicious and charitable… Inspired by Douglas Derrick’s Negroni Social event at Nostrana in Portland, Oregon, Imbibe launched Negroni Week, a celebration of one of the world’s great cocktails and an […]

My Bloody Valentine!

It happens every year, like clockwork. Once February rolls around, I always fall madly, deeply, head over heels in love…with blood oranges! For last Thursday’s cocktail tasting with Quinciple, I cut up and juiced so many of these beauties that by the end of the night, the cocktail station looked like a gorgeous slaughter had […]

Van Brunt Stillhouse Malt Whiskey & The Boulevardier

Tonight (in just a few short hours!), I’ll be joining Van Brunt Stillhouse, the Red Hook, Brooklyn based distillery I’ve profiled here before, at Atlantic Cellars for a spirits tasting. They will be sampling a number of their products that range from a limited edition grappa to a smooth, delicate amber-colored rum called Due North, […]

12 Days of Cocktails: Day Two

I’m sorry, but everything about this looks SUPER dangerous. Santa will be fine but it is not going to end well for that shoeless lady in hot pants and her packages of death, slung casually over her shoulder with what looks to be strangle ribbons. Welp, as you might’ve guessed from yesterday’s drinky blog post, […]

New York Distilling Tasting & Dorothy Parker Gin

Resumé BY DOROTHY PARKER Razors pain you; Rivers are damp; Acids stain you; And drugs cause cramp. Guns aren’t lawful; Nooses give; Gas smells awful; You might as well live. Kick off your Halloween weekend tonight at Atlantic Cellars, 6-9pm with some excellent gin, dark wit and a blood orange cocktail! We’ll be tasting two very different […]

Grapefruit & Gin & Campari, Oh My…

I’ve had a thing for the grapefruit/gin/Campari combo for a while. And all spring I was making variations on this Collins type cocktail that I ended up serving at two events last week. The larger event’s version was made with vodka instead of gin and didn’t have basil. But out of three very different cocktail […]

The First Day of Summer!

Today is the first official day of summer! And you know what that means. It’s officially summer cocktail time! The Negroni is really having a moment. This cocktail has been a cult favorite for some time but it is finally getting the attention it deserves and more people are starting to enjoy this classic. Equal […]

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