frazil (defined): (plural) ice crystals or granules sometimes resembling slush that are formed in turbulent water here’s my recipe for a delicious Canadian cocktail called, you guessed it, the frazil: 1 1/2 oz. crown royal black 1/2 oz. maple syrup 1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice garnish of cinnamon stick pour crown royal, maple syrup and lemon … Read more


recipe for a gimlet: 2 oz. gin 3/4 oz. rose’s lime cordial –throw these ingredients into a shaker, over ice, and shake briskly.  strain and serve–make sure the glass has a sugared rim.  for texture. PS  a lovely drink, especially in the summertime. PPS i may have a second. yes, i think i may.  

the long goodbye

a noir gimlet. “The bartender set the drink in front of me. With the lime juice it has a sort of pale greenish yellowish misty look. I tasted it. It was both sweet and sharp at the same time. The woman in black watched me. Then she lifted her own glass towards me. We both … Read more