Here's my regular roundup highlighting some of the more interesting/thought provoking/hangover inducing pages I've had the fortune to read in the past week (or so).
As you'll discover if you read this blog on any sort of even semi-regular basis, I am a huge fan of Chartreuse (green or yellow) in general and a full fledged groupie of the cocktail fittingly named The Last Word.
This week, Doug Ford at the Cold Class blog looks at three variations of this classic cocktail: The Final Ward, The Dernier Mot and his own creation, The Asterisk. Do yourself a favour and check them out. I certainly intend to give them a try.
Interested in one of the latest cocktail trends? Darcy O'Neill at The Art of Drink explains the process behind barrel aging cocktails and how to influence your own homemade creations. It's an interesting read.
If you're a regular patron of the NYC cocktail scene you're probably already familiar with Adam Kolesar. For the rest of you, check out this profile of the man affectionately known as Tiki Adam.
As fans know, the 2011 Major League Baseball season got underway this past week. To celebrate, cocktail historian David Wondrich shared the pre-prohibition Cooperstown Cocktail with the people behind Liquor.com.