Archive of ‘Goldschläger’ category

Icy Hot, minty cocktail

The slight warming zing in this cocktail is cinnamon and comes from the Goldschläger, a liqueur flecked with tiny bits of gold foil. (Put the strainers away, there’s not enough gold in a bottle to make it worth while.) The Falernum is a rum-based liqueur with vanilla notes. The Icy Hot demonstrates the miracle of […]


Scam I Am, Oscars cocktail

“American Hustle,” a story of a government scam, is up for a Best Picture Oscar. While the drink’s name might evoke memories of Dr. Seuss, this is not a chidren’s story. The use of Goldschläger, with its cinnamon bite and flakes of real gold, plus and sparkling wine, makes this an adult con. Scam I […]