No. 35: January/February 2012

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    Recipes

    Cocktails

    Doctor Cocktail, Joe Redding’s Julep, Dark Horse, Johnny Hammersticks, Occam’s Razor, Girl From Cadiz, Bitter Old Coot, Marauder of 15th Street, Homemade Vermouth

    Cravings

    Chocolate Mousse Jar Pie

    How-to

    Homemade Vermouth

    Features

    Where Everybody Knows Your Name

    There’s no place like these seven inspiring home bars.

    Kansas City Here We Come

    An ever-evolving drinks culture awaits in the Paris of the Plains. Read More »

    The Birds and the Bees

    In biodynamics, the moon, the stars and a flock of sheep have everything to do with your glass of wine.

    As American as IPA

    With brews as bold as their business plans, U.S. brewers are inspiring a new breed of international beer makers. Read More »

    Heart of Darkness

    Bean-to-bar chocolate makers are putting the craft back in cocoa.

    Departments

    Uncorked

    A Swedish punsch, where to go for steamy hot toddies, and Ruth Reichl on memorable meals and the perfect Martini.

    Old Fashioned Read More »

    Taste-Test

    Bowing to barrel-aged porters.

    Gear

    Stir like a pro with our favorite barspoons.

    Elements

    Wake up and smell the coffee cocktails. Read More »

    Characters

    Phil Farrell wears his eccentricity—and his rubber chickens—on his belt, but his love for beer is no joke.

    Mix It Up

    Easy homemade vermouth makes a splash in cocktail and wine glasses.

    Scene Scout

    Philadelphia’s bean scene is on a roll with Rival Bros Coffee.

    Cravings

    A chocolate mousse pie gets dosed with coffee and rum.

    Quench

    Plying the uneasy earth with an offering of wine in a post-earthquake Chile.

    Bonus Articles

    Get tips for picking a great biodynamic wine. Read More »

    Learn about the journey of cacao from bean to bar. Read More »

    See the delicious results of collaborations between boutique chocolate makers and coffee roasters. Read More »

    Check out a few more amazing home bars. Read More »