Spicy Paloma

A spicy Margarita alternative garnished with a slice of jalapeño.

Spiced Apple Warmer

A new wintertime classic.

Clover Club

This pre-prohibition cocktail was named after an Algonquin round table group called the Clover Club.

Named after Count Camillo Negroni from Florence who wanted an Americano with a bit more kick.

Mulled Punch

Yields 12 to 16 servings.

Named after the 75mm field gun used by the French during WWI and created by legendary bartender Harry MacElhone at Harry's Bar in Paris in 1925.


One of my absolute favorite drinks sampled at The Art of the Cocktail last week was an original by Simon Ford, mixologist and bartender extraordinaire. A self-proclaimed gin man, Ford blew me away...

Silver Fizz

A good swap for your Bloody Mary, the Silver Fizz is considered a brunch specialty on account of its egg white and lemon juice combination. Not to mention Ford's gin.

Fords Gin Tuxedo 86

Like the members of its namesake, the drink -- a variation on the martini -- is an unostentatious hard worker: potent, bone-dry, and lacking in the gaudy herbal notes one finds in vermouth.

Moorish Dance

Moors form part of festivals all over Spain. It’s part of the cultural landscape, just as, in Cuba, the ordinary name for the staple dish of rice and beans is moros y cristianos.

June is a perfect time for the Waterloo, named after the Battle of Waterloo. The famed battle was fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815, near Waterloo in present-day Belgium, then part of the United...

Daiquiri Classico, Cana Brava Rum

The Daiquiri was introduced to America when it was served at the Army & Navy Club in Washington, D.C. in 1909.

Here the subtle rosemary is a great companion for the juniper and citrus notes in the gin. It’s a pretty bright martini and that woodsy accent helps round out the drink.