We reviewed National Vodka a few years ago, and found it very good. There also are a range of National brand flavored spirits, including this low octane (48 proof) mixture of vodka, cognac, and cranberry juice. Sure, you can chill
The last time we wrote of this cocktail (here), we encourage the use of Gosling’s Black Seal Rum. While this is a splendid choice, there are other options. Maui Dark Rum, made by Haleakala Distillers, is a terrific option. (Rating ****1/2)
It has been a grand day—we worked hard, jogged 45 minutes in the blazing midday heat, and prepared a fine dinner of corn-black bean salad and ciabbatas topped with olive oil, mozzarella, tomato, and basil. (Heineken and Stella Artois paired
We reviewed this fine sake about 18 months ago. (See here.) We liked it then, and we still like it. Ty Ku (or TyKu or Ty-Ku) paired nicely with some bargain, carryout sushi and sashimi we ordered. After sitting for
One highball glass, 3 or 4 ice cubes, 2 ounces of Beefeater 24 London Dry Gin, 4 ounces of Schweppes tonic (or what-have-you). One slice of lemon. Aaaah, very refreshing on a hot day.
Three ounces of Ancient Age Bourbon, one ice cube. By the way, Ancient Age goes for about $18 for a 1.75 liter bottle—a very good deal.