Category Archives: Sixty in 30

60/30, #23-25: Three rounds with apple brandy

There’s something irrepressibly alluring about apple brandy. Cocktails made with Calvados or American apple brandy have been among my favorites ever since I first dabbled in the drinks world, and every autumn and early winter for the past five or so years, I’ve found myself besmitten with these drinks all over again. Here are a… Continue Reading

60/30, #21-22: Brown Derby & Honey Fitz

Two nearly identical drinks, born decades apart, both worth visiting (or revisiting) for their simple deliciousness. I’ll make this quick. First, the classic: the Brown Derby. Vendome Club, Hollywood, 1930s; Douglas Fairbanks at the bar. We don’t even know what class is anymore. Brown Derby 2 ounces bourbon 1 ounce fresh grapefruit juice 1/2 ounce… Continue Reading