Tag : David Wondrich
Enthusiasm appears to be high for niche premium brands and the variety of liquor showing out is astonishing.
Since its launch last year, copies of Jim Meehan’s first cocktail book have been harder to find than a successful American Tiki team.
Swizzles are a type of mixed-drink that pre-dates the ‘cocktail’ and they are generally thought to be a Caribbean style of drink usually made with rum.
The rum itself is a mix of Wedderburn and Plummer pot still distillates aiming to recreate the flavourful and aromatic style that made Jamaica rum famous back in the day.
Now here is my problem. Today’s Speakeasy bars are generally about as far away as it is possible to get from these 1920’s dens.
BarLifeUK takes a look at Mr Wondrich’s latest tome
The story behind the origins of their bar, Employees Only, and the evolution of their interpretations of classic cocktails are at the heart of this, their first book.