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Monday Classics: The Queens Cocktail

Monday Classics: The Queens Cocktail

Happy First Day of Spring! It’s a fortunate coincidence that today also happens to be a Monday Classics Day and the next cocktail in line in the New York boroughs series is the Queens cocktail. Really nothing more that a variation of the Perfect Martini recipe of the time with some pineapple juice thrown in, the Queens is certainly springlike enough for it to work as a celebratory cocktail for today too. The Queens originally appeared in the Savoy Cocktail Book, compiled by Harry Craddock who came to the U.S. from

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The Bronx in Winter: A modern day riff on the classic cocktail

The Bronx in Winter: A modern day riff on the classic cocktail

Having been derailed yesterday by a National Pi Day Old-Fashioned and an oh-so-tempting Kentucky Bourbon pecan pie, I am back on schedule with a modern day riff on Monday’s classic Bronx cocktail. I did some searching, but was unable to find any recipes that were actually present day takes on the Bronx. Not to worry – I was more than happy to come up with my own interpretation! In keeping with the spirit of the original drink, I wanted to create something that was still light and refreshing, but different enough to be

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