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Gin Gimlet Cocktail Recipe | Saveur

This classic gin gimlet recipe is a riff on the version which appears in Death and Co’s Cocktail Codex. A dash of aromatic orange bitters has been added at the suggestion of longtime New York bartenders Nicole and Mcson Salicetti, both veterans of some of the city’s top bars, who recommend the finishing touch to …

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Homemade Lime Cordial Recipe | Saveur

When making classic gin gimlets, homemade lime cordial is leaps and bounds better than the bottled stuff. This simple recipe is made with fresh lime juice and zest, and is finished with a pinch of sea salt, aka citrus fruits’ best friend. Taste the cordial once it’s mixed and adjust the balance with more sugar …

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Dissecting the Classic Gin Gimlet, an English Classic

Ask any bartender what the classic gimlet recipe means to them, and you’ll likely get a variety of answers belonging to one of two camps: fresh lime juice or lime cordial. Even for a cocktail with only two or three ingredients, it’s nearly impossible to zero in a singular and definitive recipe. So I consulted …

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Virginia Is for Wine Lovers

Virginia’s annual Governor’s Cup Case includes the year’s top twelve local wines. (Maura McEvoy/) Every state makes wine—even Hawaii, even Alaska. The one with the big reputation, of course, is California, which produces more than 80 percent of this country’s vintages and most of its best ones. After those, oenophiles tend to favor bottles from …

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How to Add Chocolate to Your Cocktails, According to Bartenders

New York bartender Mandy Cohen combines cognac, Chambord, Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt Liqueur, and a splash of lambrusco to make the rich and sultry French Kiss cocktail. <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/story/recipes/french-kiss-cocktail/”>Get the recipe for French Kiss Cocktail »</a> (Mandy Cohen/) Believed by the ancient Aztecs to be a powerful aphrodisiac, cacao, and chocolate, remain synonymous with …

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The Truth About Natural Wine and Hangovers

The natural wine selection at Madrid’s <a href=”https://mercadodesanfernando.es/vinos-y-vinilos/”>Bendito Vinos y Vinilos</a>. (Benjamin Kemper/) One year ago, before All This, I was blithely boozing it up with a handful of natural winemakers at Domačija Novak in Slovenia when one of them exclaimed, “Thank god these wines are natural—otherwise, we’d be in for a pretty grim day …

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Beyond Dry January: How to Make Excellent Nonalcoholic Cocktails at Home

Dry January needn’t mean sticking to the kids’ menu. (Thomas Payne/) As long as Dry January has existed, it has been mocked and criticized as a virtue-signaling gimmick that simply demonizes alcohol. While some criticisms of the tradition may be valid, the fact is that abstaining from or reducing alcohol intake, at any time, is …

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