Ah, the Martini: a classic cocktail that screams elegance and sophistication. But did you know that there are lots of variations of this iconic drink? As basic a recipe as this is, there are tons of ways to make it your own. So let’s take a closer look at the original Martini recipe, the Dry […]
What if you stumble across a recipe with cracked ice? You might be thinking to yourself, What the heck is cracked ice? and Ice is just frozen water … What does the size or shape have to do with anything? Well, turns out a lot. While you might only give thought to ice in […]
We’ve talked about orgeat syrup here at A Bar Above before; but today, we’re really going to get into this unusual ingredient with the nutty flavor. First of all, what is orgeat syrup anyway? Although it’s a major player in one of the most classic cocktails of all time (the Mai Tai), you may not […]
Hey there, DIYers! I know it seems like the holidays are far away, but if you’re looking to make your own gifts for the holiday season this year, it’s already time to start thinking about it! So here’s our new obsession: Making vanilla extract at home. It makes an excellent gift, especially for those who […]
If you’re lucky enough to snag a precious bottle of Chartreuse right now, you probably know just what a feat that is. The elusive French liqueur is extremely difficult to find at the moment, requiring quite the treasure hunt through various liquor stores. So what are you to do when your favorite cocktail calls for […]
Infusions are incredibly easy to create and a great way to introduce creative and delicious flavors into your drinks. Infuse away!