Negroni (1 von 1)

I must confess: I really love it the bitter way! Not without exceptions or constantly, of course, but when it comes to having a cocktail settled on the bitter side or spirits with a pungent bitterness, I’m usually pretty amazed. And I also like to drink new variants or creations which certainly have already left the area of mainstream taste. Read More

Widow’s Kiss

Widow's Kiss

If you really want to focus on the history of cocktail culture, then of course you can’t avoid some of the early classic recipe collections from the 19th century. Likewise, it is imperative to take notice of the relationship between the advent of mixed drinks and the apothecary’s business. The flavor profile of the Widow’s Kiss cocktail reflects these influences very impressively. Read More

El Presidente

El Presidente

“Viva Cuba!” – This outcry perhaps may have been heard a little more often these days. A certain euphoria about the recent rapprochement between the Cuban government and the West, especially the US, is unmistakable in the social networks as well as in the global media. But what does that have to do with cocktails? Read More

From the Brew Kettle: Einstök Pale Ale

Einstök Pale Ale

Akureyri, the “Capital of the North” is the second largest city of Iceland, unless you count the two Reykjavik suburbs Kópavogur and Hafnarfjörður as individual cities, then Akureyri would be the fourth largest city in Iceland. Today’s beer is brewed in Akureyri, in the Einstök brewery. Einstök is a craft beer brand that has conquered a permanent place in many Icelandic pubs and is available in many establishments on the island. Read More

Pimm’s Cup

Pimms No. 1 Cup

For residents of the Anglo-Saxon language area, in particular the United Kingdom, the present article may seem a bit strange, because the Pimm’s Cup is almost a part of everyday culture over there. It might be similar to Berliner Weisse mit Schuss or Radler in Germany: Everyone knows it and, especially in summer, it has probably been tried by everyone at least once in a lifetime. In Germany and many other European countries the situation is slightly different. Too bad, since the Pimm’s Cup is one thing above all: Summertime in a glass! Read More