TweetACROSS COLLINS AVENUE RUMBA COCKTAIL by Warren Bobrow Ingredients: 1.5 oz. Stroh 160 2 oz. Saffron Simple Syrup – combine 5 or 6 pistils from saffron into a small bottle of simple syrup. Let sit overnight in fridge covered. 1 oz. each: lemon, lime, orange, grapefruit (all freshly squeezed) 3-4Continue Reading

Tweet I’m a huge fan of Manhattan-style cocktails; they make great aperitifs. This one is named after Milton “Mezz” Mezzrow, a jazz musician who lived in Harlem in the 1920s. And, as Mezz himself would have known, the term for a well-rolled cannabis cigarette was a “mezzrole”—so I just hadContinue Reading

TweetDo please join me! May 1-8  Best Bloody Mary Contest takes place at participating Asheville bars and restaurants Wednesday, May 4 Cocktail Theatre with Rob Floyd Thursday, May 5  Spirit Dinner at Rhubarb with Warren Bobrow and John Fleer, Cinco de Mayo tasting and bar crawl with Hornitos tequila at TheContinue Reading

Tweet 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 aromaContinue Reading

Tweet  Klaus invented a new cocktail!  This is not just any cocktail, mind you- but one that speaks clearly of the season.  But what season is that?  The dull time, just before the burst of spring.  The ground coming out of its slumber, mud all around, a few crocus flowersContinue Reading