The Palomar

Me making the Palomar one of my favorite craft cocktails at Hive in San Diego. A spicy combination of Campari, tequila, Serrano, grapefruit, lime and sugar. The Palomar 1.5 oz blanco tequila 3/4 oz lime juice 1/2 oz grapefruit juice 1/2 oz Campari 1/2 oz Demerara syrup 1 ml Serrano…

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Tales of the Gin and Tonic?

I recently purchased my tickets to Tales of the Cocktail.  This is a large cocktail convention held each summer in New Orleans.  Tales (as it is affectionately referred to) is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year.  I am a newcomer making my first trip.  For many in the cocktail world Tales is an…

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Boston Style Shaker

Here are some Boston Style cocktail shakers at Alchemy in San Diego.  I took this at the beer week cider dinner last night.  Cider might not be my thing.  However I thought it would be a good time to start investigating cocktail shakers.  Most of the shakers I’ve used have…

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