There is a White Negroni out in the world that utilizes Lillet Blanc, gin, and Suze. So why not make a black version of it? Old Tom gin, Jagermeister (yes, that Jagermeister), and sweet vermouth aim to make this variation on the classic.
Citius Altius Fortius (Faster, Higher, Stronger) has been the motto for the Olympics since 1924, though it was proposed in 1894. Bringing the world together for friendly competition has had its ups and downs, but is something we all gather together for every two years. This cocktail by Jason Littrell celebrates the international nature of liquor, and how they work well together in one glass.
There are many stories in history of the wrong thing happening at the right time. According to Andrew Friedman in Gary Regan's book The Negroni, grabbing the wrong bottle while making a Boulevardier added apple brandy to the cocktail instead of rye whiskey. A star was born in the Mela d'Alba, and the subject of Day 41's of #100DaysOfCocktails.
October is a month for scary things; what is scarier than an animated corpse? There are two versions of the Corpse Reviver. One is gin based, and very common on cocktail menus. The other is cognac based, and you are lucky to find it in the wild. Corpse Reviver #1 is the focus of today's #100DaysOfCocktails.