Posts tagged with: cocktails

Project Time: Hella Bitter Craft Your Own Bitters Kit

This summer, Shake contributed to a Kickstarter project for Hella Bitter: a do-it-yourself bitters making kit. A fellow bitters-loving friend, Malia of Shoyu Sugar, brought it to his attention—a funny coincidence because just a few weeks prior, we’d been on […]

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Current Obsession: Pimm’s Blackberry & Elderflower

Pimm’s has been a previous Sugar + Shake Current Obsession, and when I wrote about it back then I mentioned that there was a vodka-based blackberry and elderflower flavor of the “fruit cup” liqueur that I one day hoped to […]

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Evolution of a Cocktail: Strawberry Charm

I’m not ashamed to say it: I love dessert drinks. They’re often made with über-sweet artificially flavored vodkas, though. And while I won’t deny (OK, with some modicum of shame) that I enjoy some of them, the world is suffering […]

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Gin ‘n’ Jammin’

I just love the smell of lemon verbena. The leaves release a lemony scent when crushed, with distinct floral notes. It’s sort of like a lemon version of kaffir lime! That elusive flowery-but-not-soapy quality. The leaves have a weird texture, […]

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Friday Photo — W&P Mint Julep

 Have you ever thrown something together in haste, had it turn out super-awesome and then realized after the fact you have no idea what you did to make it so good? Yeah, that’s what this photo here is all about. […]

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Friday Photo — Cucumber Rickey Cocktail

Over the weekend, I took my new oven for a test drive. I baked up some tasty Raspberry Breakfast Bars from the Baked: New Frontiers in Baking cookbook by the Baked NYC guys. They came out really well. I’ll blog […]

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Current Obsession: Pimm’s Cup

I don’t care if summer is “officially” over, I am determined to enjoy this summer cocktail until I stop being sweaty. Which will be, like, sometime in February. The Pimm’s Cup is a drink I enjoy, but usually forget the existence […]

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Current Obsession: Diamond & Dutch Cocktail

The first entry in what will be our ongoing catalog of things—dishes, drinks, products—we’re obsessed over. The Diamond & Dutch Cocktail at The Manifest in Chinatown started out as one of the bar’s weekly specials. (They have a cool menu […]

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