Recipes from the Lab

Death in the Gulf Stream

Legend has it that the Death In the Gulf Stream cocktail was one of Ernest Hemingway's favorite drinks. The drink first appeared in Charles Baker's Gentleman's Companion. The description of the drink in Baker's book is brilliant:

Take a tall thin water tumbler and fill it with finely cracked ice. Lace this broken debris with 4 good purple splashes of Angostura, add the juice and crushed peel of 1 green lime, and fill the glass almost full with Holland gin... 

Recipes from the Lab

Tequila House Cocktail with Campari Ice Ball

Campari® is one of those unique flavors that people either 'get' or dislike completely, similar to peoples reaction to cilantro (love or hate).  It is a shame too because Campari® has a beautifully complex bitter-sweet flavor combination that is almost indescribable. It can make the ordinary exquisite and extraordinary even more unique and amazing.