The Anticuado

[amd-zlrecipe-recipe:6] This cocktail is smooth on the palate with a touch of creaminess, smoke, medicine, and spice. The creaminess can be adjusted by substituting the hard-to-find Bogart's Bitters with more common Angostura. A note on this marvelous glass. This is a stunning late 19th century Venetian art glass coupe designed by [...]

By |2019-10-11T17:50:41+00:00October 9th, 2019|Cocktails, Recipes|0 Comments

Smoky Negroni

[amd-zlrecipe-recipe:3] The Erstwhile Smoky Negroni is a novel reimagining of a classic cocktail, the Negroni. The Negroni was first compounded in 1919 at a legendary Florentine bar, then known as the Café Casoni (now named Giacosa Café). Count Camillo Negroni requested that the bartender, Fosco Scarselli, spike his favorite cocktail, [...]

By |2019-10-11T17:57:11+00:00April 19th, 2019|Cocktails, Recipes|0 Comments


[amd-zlrecipe-recipe:2] The Erstwhile Pilar is a spirit-forward cocktail in the Negroni model. Whereas the traditional Negroni uses gin, sweet vermouth, and Campari, we substitute respectively with Erstwhile Espadin, Cocchi Americano, and Cappelletti. We also play with the proportions, upping the mezcal to take advantage of the complex and smoky flavor of [...]

By |2019-10-11T17:57:33+00:00April 18th, 2019|Cocktails, Recipes|0 Comments