The original Alexander recipe was made with gin, yielding a much lighter, after-dinner style of drink — and one that Calabrese has riffed on here.
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Salvatore Calabrese created this Breakfast Martini recipe in 1997, and since then it has become a modern classic cocktail. In the video here he walks you through the recipe.
In August, the living legend and world-renowned bartender, Salvatore Calabrese, came to Australia for a series of workshops as part of the De Kuyper The Works program.
De Kuyper, the world’s number one selling liqueur brand, is proud to announce its partnership with Salvatore Calabrese on this year’s edition of De Kuyper The Works program.
Salvatore Calabrese is one of the world’s finest bartenders, and I say that from dealing with the man himself – for a couple of decades – and from knowing many bartenders he has trained over the years.
Salvatore ‘The Maestro’ Calabrese recently hosted an exclusive night at the Playboy Club (London) using vintage and rare spirits to recreate classic cocktails while reading recipes from a first edition copy of Jerry Thomas’ 1862 cocktail book The Bartender’s Guide: How to mix Drinks or The Bon Vivant’s Companion.
“I have always been fascinated with history and began collecting vintage spirits many years ago,” Calabrese told Bartender, “and came up with the idea to create a Unique Vintage Cocktail list that would offer the lucky few an opportunity to actually taste a little bit of cocktail history.”