Posts Tagged ‘Staff favorite’

Ranger Rick

This recipe began with a taste of .36 Texas Bourbon Whiskey from Ranger Creek in San Antonio, a heady spirit with great barrel vanilla flavor. Ranger Creek, a brewery and distillery, also makes white whiskeys. Later, I stopped by an Ikea to purchase a shelving unit (yes, I had some problems with the assembly) and […]


Negroni Week GVCO

Imbibe magazine and Campari kick off their jointly-sponsored Negroni Week, June 2-8, 2014. Learn more about it below and also on our Bar Talk blog. This preview of coming attractions is a riff on the classic Campari cocktail, the Negroni. The name GVCO is an anagram of this version’s four ingredients: G for gin, V […]


Cactus Rose, succulent fruit cocktail

The fruit of the nopales, or prickly pear cactus, is called a “tuna” in Mexico. Shaken in a cocktail, the red tuna imparts a delicate fruit flavor and sensational color. Matched with tequila it is another of those perfect Mexican inspired pairings. Use 100% agave blanco/white tequila, and every ounce of the drink is from […]