Tweet I’m a bit of an evangelist when it comes to homemade cocktail cherries. They’re far, far superior to those red things that come in jars. Text reprinted with permission, c/o Fair Winds Press, an imprint of Quarto Publishing Group. 1 bottle (750 ml) of bourbon whiskey  8 grams ofContinue Reading

TweetThe Dramatis Personae is my Cocktail Whisperer’s riff on the Vieux Carré, the classic New Orleans cocktail. My version calls for belly-friendly Creole bitters, and uses Calvados, or apple brandy, in place of cognac. Sound like an unusual cast of characters? It gets better. Enter a spritz of Infused Absinthe,Continue Reading