The Saratoga Cocktail

Angel's Boomerang cocktail
Once upon a time, Saratoga Springs New York was the 19th century’s east coast equivalent of Las Vegas. The wealthy were free to while away their hours gambling, carousing or relaxing with spa treatments. In the golden age of resort towns, Saratoga Springs was one of the first. In the early 1800s, Gideon Putnam decided to build a European-style … Read More

The Old Fashioned

Tools: mixing glass, strainer Glass: old-fashioned glass Garnish: twist of lemon The important thing to remember about the Old Fashioned is that ‘Old’ is a relative term. Like, relative to the late 1800s old. The Old Fashioned is old enough that it was once considered a medicinal tonic. But it was always an alternative for people who didn’t enjoy … Read More