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Reactions to Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails: From the Almagoozium to the Zombie and Beyond by Ted Haigh


Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails: From the Alamagoozlum to the Zombie by Ted Haigh My rating: 5 of 5 stars A brilliant and beautiful book. Many cocktail books try to live at the intersection of recipe/reference, attractive to look at, and readable all the way through – Haigh’s is one of the very few to […]

My favorite glass for Scotch: The Riedel “O” Chardonnay Tumbler


I’ve tasted Scotch whisky from many types of glasses, including several designed specifically for Scotch. But my favorite is a casual wine glass from Riedel’s “O” series of stemless tumblers. The model I like is intended for Chardonnay. Scotch whisky – when served neat, with water, or on the rocks – often comes in a […]