No. 19: May/June 2009

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    Recipes

    Cocktails

    Smoky Mary, Cafe Atlantico’s Passion Fruit Martini, Menehune Gonzalez, The Charleston, Trident, Alto Cucina, The Norma Jean, The Rosita, Marker Man, Paul’s Club, Cat’s Pajamas, Thurston Howl, Sophia Loren

    Alcohol-Free

    Pimm and Proper, Ginger Bellini Punch

    Cravings

    Tequila Cupcakes

    How-to

    Flamed Orange Peel

    Features

    Raising the Bar

    Whether you’re stocking a basic bar or going for a master’s in mixology, our home bar guide will help you gear up.

    Welcome to Las Vegas

    Searching for authentic cocktails in America’s most wildly self-inventive city. Read More »

    Playing With Fire

    For some craft brewers, smoked beers present an irresistible challenge.

    Time Is on Their Side

    Some roasters claim that, like a fine wine, coffee can improve with age.

    Weathering the Storm

    Can wine survive climate change? Read More »

    Departments

    Uncorked

    Drink news you can use.

    Dr. Cocktail

    Rediscovering vintage drinks with Ted Haigh.

    Distilled

    Your questions, expert answers.

    Taste-Test

    Grenadine Which grenadine is the real deal?

    Gear

    We find out which vacuum pots can handle the pressure.

    Elements

    Cynar Embrace the bittersweet allure of Cynar.

    Characters

    New Orleans bartender Chris McMillian says making drinks is only 10 percent of his job. Read More »

    Style

    Beer soap that puts the suds in your suds.

    Mix It Up

    How to add flamed orange peels to your bag of bar tricks.

    Scene Scout

    Where to go now, from MadCap Coffee Co. in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Gainsbourg in Seattle.

    Cravings

    Tequila gives cupcakes a little extra spirit.

    Quench

    Let the sunshine in with dandelion wine.