Papa Doblé

As legend has it, Hemingway drank the Papa Doblé at the famed La Floridita bar in Havana, Cuba. Served in a large goblet, it’s said that he once put away 16 in one sitting. “They had no taste of alcohol and felt, as you drank them, the way downhill glacier skiing feels running through powder…

Make new friends, but keep the old…

“It’s only the modern that become old fashioned.” Oscar Wilde David A. Embry wrote The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks in 1948.  In the book, he outlines the basic principles for fashioning a cocktail, listing six basic drinks: the Daiquiri, the Jack Rose, the Manhattan, the Old Fashioned, the Martini, and the Sidecar. My mild…