Welcome to the Cocktail Club!
We're happy to have you, and good things are coming.
Until then, here are some great posts to whet your whistle:
ap·ro·pos: adjective; def.: very appropriate to a particular situation.
“The Schrage on fire, with its dark, boozy profile, notes of spiced pear and woody bourbon, and flaming, illuminated color profile, is a decidedly apropos cocktail to welcome the brisk introduction of autumn”
We take a lot of pride in our work here at Standard Spoon Barware.
And by "our work," right now I'm talking about our tools, specifically - the barware we design, make, and sell here on the website. We do a lot of other work to run the business, but the core of what we do is impeccably made bar tools…
The Whiskey Sour is a classic of a classic drink. In it's simplest form, it's one of the basic building-block recipes: spirit + sour + sweet. That's really what a "sour" cocktail is. In this case, whiskey + lemon + simple syrup. Yep, it’s that easy…
I asked Shawn Michael to make a preview video of the Napier Jigger with one of our production samples. He turned out a music video instead, and initially titled it "Napier Stank" - to which i immediately wrinkled my nose - ha! You'll get the reference when you turn the volume up...
The Black Manhattan is one of my favorite drinks. I don't have one very frequently, but it's infused with so much memory and significance that every time Shawn Michael makes one at home, I'm transported back about 4 years to when we first started this barware business..
With Negroni week just around the corner, we've been stirring up a few more of one of our favorite drinks in anticipation... the NEGRONI, duh!