DRINK THIS: No. 9 Horchata Cocktail
Cream rises to the top, they say – as old adage that proves deliciously correct in the case of Windsor mixologist Matty Helland’s No. 9 cocktail, a milky-white concoction that beat out a bevy of contenders to win the critics’ pick at the Third Annual Devour Phoenix and Arroyo Vodka Bartending Competition in March. Helland starts with 1 ½ ounces of locally-made Arroyo Vodka infused with coriander seed,
Midwestern transplants to Arizona certainly don’t wax nostalgic about shoveling driveway snow, but they may miss summertime memories like fields dappled with violets, bushes heavy with blackberries, and crazy things like going outside in the daytime. Thankfully, a Midwestern expat – the Downtown Phoenix location of Province, which first earned
Every year, spectators at the galloping Kentucky Derby guzzle about 120,000 mint juleps – the Derby’s quaff-of-choice since 1938. If you can’t get to Churchill Downs, don your finest fascinator and hoof it to Mabel’s on Main in Old Town Scottsdale, where they’ll mix up this minty concoction and other Southern-inspired cocktails at their annual Derby party on May 5.
The “greenhouse effect” is the process in which gases in the atmosphere absorb thermal radiation from the Earth and then re-radiate it in all directions. Similarly, the “Greenhouse Cooler” is a drink in which the flavors of fresh, tangy tomatoes and sweet, juicy watermelon are absorbed by alcohol and then re-radiated across your palate.
If only all relationships could be as straightforward, sweet and satisfying as the Love Martini from date-night hotspot The Melting Pot.
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Citizen Public House’s Richie Moe is more than a mixologist and partner: He’s part mad scientist, too.
Last fall, Moe debuted a lineup of complex cocktails using a French press and served tableside. The Prince of Sangaree, which serves four, combines 6 ounces chilled Beefeater 24 London Dry gin,
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