What’s this all about?

Understanding Cocktails is for those of you who want to know a little bit more about what's going into that $15 drink you ordered last night. Perhaps you'd like to know what all the fussing behind the bar is about or maybe you'd like to be able to say something other than; "it's nice" when someone makes you a drink. Still not sure? Check the about section out for more details.

The Aviation Some Quick Comments

When it comes to the Aviation, we don’t sit on the fence. It’s one of our all time favorite drinks. Truth be told, we hope with all our hearts that when we get round to writing about (because it will feature here) we will do it justice.

Turns out the little mystery of the name and ¬†of the violette has been unearthed and written about. Although it’s fair to say, around here, we wouldn’t dare mix it with that much violette. Maybe we are just old school and were thankful for any maraschino liqueur we could get our hands on, never mind the creme de violette. Now we’ve got both were fussy about how much of the later we use and, as much as it pains us to admit it, we choose the Italian maraschino liqueur over the Croatian stuff every time.

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