What is a Shrub you might ask?  Well, a Shrub is a combination of sweet and savory flavors. Vinegar and fruits, bitter aromatics and tart essences are what Shrubs are to a cocktail. I see a Shrub and I think savory and complicated flavors. Shrubs seem to be recreated aroma drivenContinue Reading

Monday, July 28, 2014 Cocktail Recipe: At Last A Paltry Decree By Warren Bobrow, Cocktail WhispererIt’s remarkable how fine spirits respond to freshly squeezed juices.  But imagine for a second that you don’t have a great source for perfectly ripened fruits.  I know that in New York City, we alwaysContinue Reading

Thursday, June 5, 2014 Hubbery Devrey Cardigan Cocktail By Warren Bobrow, Cocktail WhispererAtxa Vermouth Tinto, Eden Orleans and Gabriel Boudier Saffron Infused Gin make for a Negroni of otherworldly flavors and textures. But first of all, what is a Negroni?  Well, the historic reference for drinking them dates back toContinue Reading

The Shock of Discovery Fizz Cocktail By Warren Bobrow, Cocktail Whisperer I’m not known as a vodka drinker, but occasionally I’ve been known to sip small quantities of this often misunderstood, neutral grain spirit.  You’ll note that I said grain.  Most vodka is indeed distilled from grain.  That’s too bad,Continue Reading

An Ardent Dreamer Cocktail By Warren Bobrow, Cocktail WhispererI’m thrilled when a bartender knows what I’m talking about when I ask for Aperol.  Usually I receive a blank stare or worse- a nod towards Campari or some other red colored aperitif. Not that Campari is bad, far from- it’s justContinue Reading

 My first book, Apothecary Cocktails has been nominated for a Spirited Award for the 2014 Tales of the Cocktail!   By Warren Bobrow, Cocktail WhispererAtxa Vermouth Tinto, Eden Orleans and Gabriel Boudier Saffron Infused Gin make for a Negroni of otherworldly flavors and textures.But first of all, what is aContinue Reading

Sæmundur: The Knowledgeable  TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014 Sæmundur: The Knowledgeable By Warren Bobrow, Cocktail Whisperer I was poking around in the liquor cabinet the other day finding some nearly forgotten gems like the American Fruits Sour Cherry Cordial that was lurking in the periphery.  I hadn’t worked with this fabulous,Continue Reading

TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2014 The Heart of Darkness Swizzle By Warren Bobrow, Cocktail WhispererI remember vividly the first time that I tasted the unmistakable flavor of Thai food.  It just was electrifying.  The flavors were intensely spicy and they crackled over my tongue in a way that Americanized Chinese foodContinue Reading