Drinkable Do you know who Tom Collins is? Ever tried a Old Fashioned? Here are a couple of ideas for drinks that will make sure that your next retro themed Mad Men cocktail party is one for the books. Which is your favorite retro cocktail? Bottoms up from Ultra Swank. Martini 2 oz. Gin or Vodka 2 drops Dry Vermouth (use less Vermouth for a drier Martini) Garnish with olive or lemon twist Tom Collins Fill a Collins glass with ice 1 1/2 oz. Gin Fill glass with equal amounts of Sweet & Sour and soda Water Garnish with a cherry and a lime squeeze Old Fashioned 2 oz. Brandy or Whiskey Dash Angostura Bitters 3 ( continue reading... )

The Cocktail Nation

The Cocktail Nation: Clouseaux

Episode 320    Jul 27th 2014

This week we find out about a new release from Clouseaux. There’s news on the passing of a film great, the death of the worlds oldest working jazz musician, a wonderful documentary on Pan Am and of course the best Lounge and Exotica from across the globe!

Martini Madness

Aug 2nd 2008 by Christopher

Drinkable Martinis, helping people lower their standards since 1927. Over the years, the martini has become one of the best-known mixed alcoholic beverages. H. L. Mencken called the martini “the only American invention as perfect as the sonnet” and E. B. White called it “the elixir of quietude”. ( continue reading... )