rachel@stirred

Amateur cocktail enthusiast, glutton and dilettante based in greater Boston. Favorite drink (right now): the Jungle Bird.

the greenpoint

I’m a sucker for a Manhattan variation. Actually, I’m a sucker for a Manhattan — that classic combination of rye (or bourbon), sweet vermouth, and bitters. So simple, but so tasty. A good vermouth (I like Antica Formula) and a good rye (I like Rittenhouse) makes the drink. And good cherries, of course. Before I was into […]

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the hummingbird

The Hummingbird is one of the first cocktails I fell in love with. Before I knew much about cocktails, I went to the Hawthorne in Boston, said I wanted something floral and festive, and this is what I got (served in the branded mini carafe with a spoon straw). It’s easy, refreshing, and you should […]

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