Tantris Sidecar, Erstwhile Edition | A Cocktail Down Memory Lane

It was winter, perhaps 2000 or 2001.  I would sometimes go to Chef Waldy Malouf’s (now defunct) Beacon in the evenings for a burger and a cocktail.  But the real treat was hanging out with the bartender Audrey Saunders. Audrey and I knew each other from the old AOL Online Spirits Boards where, before the [...]

By |2022-07-17T18:57:46+00:00May 27th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Tantris Sidecar, Erstwhile Edition

https://youtu.be/u8e1AFhJ5H0 It was winter, perhaps 2000 or 2001.  I would sometimes go to Chef Waldy Malouf's now defunct Beacon in the evenings for a burger and a cocktail.  But the real treat was hanging out with the bartender Audrey Saunders. Audrey and I knew each other from the [...]

By |2022-07-24T20:26:03+00:00May 23rd, 2020|Cocktails, Recipes|0 Comments

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 |2019-12-07T04:08:06+00:00October 9th, 2019|Cocktails, Recipes|0 Comments

Erstwhile Mezcal + BBQ | Sunday Asado at Colonia Verde

Last Sunday (June 16, 2019, which also happened to be Father’s Day), we made our mezcal debut at Colonia Verde’s sold-out Sunday Asado.  Although the event was only three hours long, the turnout, incredible energy and all-around good vibes were free flowing and permeated Colonia’s Verde lovely Brooklyn backyard from the get-go.  We had a [...]

By |2019-06-26T04:31:29+00:00June 26th, 2019|News|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 |2021-09-10T21:10:09+00:00April 19th, 2019|Cocktails, Recipes|0 Comments

Pilar

[amd-zlrecipe-recipe:2] © Photography: Emily Schiffer | Stylist: Krystle Wilson 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 [...]

By |2020-09-03T17:26:27+00:00April 18th, 2019|Cocktails, Recipes|0 Comments

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