Ray Gun, A Chartreuse Cocktail

This cocktail, from Difford’s Guide, is call a Ray Gun, and comes with a side note that is a warning: “not for the faint-hearted.” Oh, there’s a kick, from the Chartreuse, one of those mystical European creations. Made in France by monks, the liqueur is alcohol with...

Imperial Basil Mimosa

Brian enjoys making cocktails, almost as much as making brownies. Cocktails afford you an infinite variety of combinations and tremendous tolerance for how you mix and match. If you are making brownies and double the flour, you have a problem. If you are making a...

French 75

How does a great cocktail spring from these factors: Demographic trends of European nations An oil-filled cylinder with a piston Champagne A thirsty, stressed aviator with a pet lion The French 75 is a now classic cocktail created by Raoul Lufbery, a French-American...