Ingredient: sugar syrup

Feeling a little dusty? Try this Milk Punch

Milk Punch is a popular morning-after style of drink in New Orleans. If you’re feeling a little dusty and in need of a pick me up, this Milk Punch might be the thing for you. It’s a recipe that is equal parts easy to make and delicious to drink.

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.”

Cesar’s Rum Punch

This was a famous rum punch back in the day. Guests would flock to the…

The Gin Basil Smash.

The Gin Basil Smash: often the simplest ideas are the best

Created by Joerg Meyer in 2008 from the Hamburg bar, Le Lion, the Gin Basil Smash has spread around the world. It’s classic in its dimensions, with the basil being the one thing updating the drink to the modern age.