Misguided Mixology                      

Misguided Mixology

       
 
 
               
    Jul 28  

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Ingredients

1 ounce Bourbon whiskey

1/2 ounce sweet vermouth

1/2 ounce orange curaçao

3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice

1 lime wedge

1 mint leaf

Method

Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice. Add the bourbon, sweet vermouth, orange curaçao, and lime juice and shake, shake, shake.

Strain the concoction into a cocktail glass. Add the lime wedge and mint leaf and sip to your heart’s content. Repeat as desired.

if you can’t find orange curaçao, simply swap any orange liqueur. You could also substitute blue curaçao, although rumor has it you’ll end up sipping something that’s a sort of lurid shade of green. Not that there’s anything wrong with that….

   
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The Derby cocktail
         
 
 
 
nitratediva:

Louise Brooks in Love ‘Em and Leave ‘Em (1926).
               
    Jul 27  

nitratediva:

Louise Brooks in Love ‘Em and Leave ‘Em (1926).

           
 
 
             

Pimento dram (also called pimento liqueur or allspice dram) is an herbal liqueur that has the taste of allspice. It has a rum base and is flavored with the dried, spicy berry of the pimento tree. The flavor of is best described as a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove, thus its more common name ‘allspice.’

This traditionally Jamaican liqueur (and variations of) has seen aresurgence in recent years. There was a time around the 1980’s when production ceased almost entirely. However, with renewed interest in fine cocktails came increased demand for such seemingly forgotten liqueurs. Many bartenders made their own and eventually a few companies released new bottlings.

It’s not one of the most commonly used liqueurs, it does however have it’s uses if you enjoy it.

   
    Jul 27    
Pimento Dram
         
 
 
 
maudelynn:

The always adorable Alice White reading The Hollywood Murder Mystery! c.1930 
               
    Jul 27  

maudelynn:

The always adorable Alice White reading The Hollywood Murder Mystery! c.1930 

(Source: maudelynn.tumblr.com , via fyeahflappers)

           
 
 
           

"A drug is not bad. A drug is a chemical compound. The problem comes in when people who take drugs treat them like a license to behave like an asshole."

- Frank Zappa

     
    Jul 27              
 
 
 
               
    Jul 26              
 
 
 
supermodelgif:

Twiggy photographed by Bert Stern for Vogue Paris, 1967
               
    Jul 26  

supermodelgif:

Twiggy photographed by Bert Stern for Vogue Paris, 1967

(via miss-flapper)

           
 
 
 
The Aviation cocktail. Yet another reason to stock Violet liqueur in your bar…
               
    Jul 26  

The Aviation cocktail. Yet another reason to stock Violet liqueur in your bar…

           
 
 
 
About sums it up.
               
    Jul 26  

About sums it up.

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