Ingredient: curacao

It’s an old drink, but one worth keeping: the Genever Crusta

“Cocktails are compounds very much used by “early birds” to fortify the inner man, and by those who like their consolations hot and strong,” wrote William Terrington in his 1869 book, Cooling Cups & Dainty Drinks. “‘Cocktail’ is not so ancient an institution as Juleps, &c, but, with its next of kin, ‘Crusta’ promises to maintain its ground.”

Wachholderbeeren Hahnschwanz

The name of this drink translates to ‘juniper berries cocktail’, if you trust old mate…

Knickerbocker recipe

Knickerbocker recipe

The Knickerbocker recipe begins in Boston appearing in drinks lists and newspapers around the 1850s.…