Tag Archives: Campari

February 21

Stiletta

Oh… Hi, there. It’s me! The Paternal Drunk. Remember? No? Well, shit. I can’t blame you – it’s been awhile. A long while. According to my annual WordPress recap report, I managed a whopping 3 new posts in 2015. A barren, unfruitful year across the Paternal Drunk blogscape, if I am honest. Despite my abysmal […]

September 28

Left Hand

“When they send for you, you go in alive, you come out dead, and it’s your best friend that does it.” – Benjamin ‘Lefty’ Ruggiero, “Donnie Brasco” The Left Hand cocktail can be described a couple different ways. It’s my understanding that Sam Ross, the creator of the drink, described it as the confluence of […]

June 14

End of Days

Man, I love a good India Pale Ale. Bitter is better, I say. And I’m not alone in this sentiment – it would seem that the entire beerscape has shifted towards hop-forward, higher alcohol beers over the past few years. It appears that everyone – at least those breweries with some business acumen – makes […]

January 25

Negroni

Easily the greatest aperitivo of all time and the quintessential Italian cocktail. The magical triad of gin, sweet vermouth and Campari was purportedly invented by a Count. Yes, that’s right. An Italian Count, no less. Many people have guffawed and hastily dismissed this tale of origin, suggesting that it is “absurd” and “preposterous”, or even […]