Archive | December 21, 2011

The Tackler from Camper English

2  oz  Bols Genever
0.5 oz  St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram
0.5 oz Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur

Add all ingredients to a mixing glass
Shake or stir ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass

Featured Glassware:  Scotch Whisky Tumbler by Villeroy & Boch


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In putting together this year’s selection of drinks, we chose the term “Holiday” over “Christmas” for the simple reason that we were going to include two drinks which focused on celebrations outside of Christmas.  Yesterday, we kicked off Hanukkah with Daniel Handler’s Jewish Manhattan, and today we toast another holiday tradition – one that transcends religions – football.  For better or worse, Christmas Day isn’t going to see much in the way of football this year.  In 2011, Christmas Day falls on a Sunday.  The NCAA traditionally avoids Sunday in deference to the NFL and, this year, the NFL has moved most of its Sunday games to Saturday, Christmas Eve.  So, even though we’ll still get the Bears at Green Bay, there will be very little football on Christmas proper.  Read More…