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Cocktail of the Week: Tequila Fresa

Charles H. Baker may not have been much of an architecture critic, but he sure had a way with tequila.
06.29.09
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Fish House Punch

One of the oldest drink recipes around—it may be nearing 300—and still the recipe’s authenticity is in dispute.
July 1951
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Absinthe Drip

As beautiful as we find the many antique and reproduction absinthe fountains available now, they are by no means necessary to the enjoyment of the green fairy.
January 1943
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Left Bank Spine-Stiffener

This recipe comes from a piece on “revivers.” It’s actually a nice drink, unlike many of the “hair of the dog” hangover remedies.
January 1943
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Parisian Good-Morning

Modern absinthes tend to be less bitter than those made before the spirit was banned, so you may find you prefer this recipe without the sugar.
January 1943
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Here’s How

To achieve bon vivant status, aspiring cocktailians need only follow the legendary Charles H. Baker Jr.’s mixological advice in Here’s How.
October 1942
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Firpo’s Balloon

There’s a good reason this recipe doesn’t appear in many cocktail books (or books about absinthe, for that matter): It’s not an easy one to appreciate.
October 1942
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