Fish House Punch

Invented at a gentlemen’s club in Philadelphia in 1732, the Fish House Punch was one of later Founding Father George Washington’s preferred drinks. Apparently he once drank so much of the punch that it took him three days to recover from its effects.


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Top 10 Gin drinks

Gin er en dejlig ting, gin smager godt og kan bruges i flere opskrifter! Uanset om du vil lave en gin drinks med tonic, eller med snaps, så er det muligt.Her har vi samlet et par lækre gin drinks til dig der elsker gin! 🙂

Cucumber Yum-Yum

Tom Collins

  • 4 cl Gin
  • 2 cl freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Soda water and maybe some sugar depending on taste

White Lady

  • 1 part Gin
  • 1 part Cointreau (or other triple sec – don’t go Grand Marnier style)
  • 1 part freshly squeezed lemon juice

How to mix

  1. Mix all ingredients in a shaker with ice cubes/crushed ice and shake well.
  2. Pour through a strainer and serve in a highball- og rocks-style glass.

Red Eric

  • 2 cl. Geranium Gin
  • 2 cl. Red Aalborg aquavit
  • 3 cl. elderberry juice
  • 6 cl. Schweppes Ginger Ale
  • Ginger


  • 2 cl Campari
  • 2 cl Sweet Vermouth
  • 2 cl London dry gin


  • 4 cl Whiskey
  • 2 cl Vermouth
  • 0,5 cl Angostura bitter

Gin Hass

  • 2-4 cl Gin
  • 2 cl Freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 cl Mango syrup (Monin or similar)

The Last Word

  • 2 cl Chartreuse
  • 2 cl gin
  • 2 cl Maraschino liqueur
  • 2 cl lime juice

How to mix

  1. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass.
  2. No garnish.

Gin og tonic

  • 2-4 cl Gin
  • Top up with Tonic

Singapore Ginsling

  • 2 cl Cherry Heering
  • 6 cl gin
  • 1 dash angostura bitter
  • 2 cl lemon juice
  • 2 cl orange juice
  • Fizzy water
  • Ice cubes

How to mix

  1. Fill a shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Except fizzy water, add all ingredients to the shaker and shale well thoroughly.
  3. Pour into at highball glass through a strainer and top up with fizzy water.

Choosing the right measuring device for the bar

Just like it’s important to find the right cocktail shaker that fits your needs, the same thing goes for your choice of measuring jug. In fact it’s a very good idea to spend some time finding all the right tools for your bar tending job, just like when a chef looks for that perfect chefs knife that fits his grip and is perfectly balanced.

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Dark rum in drinks

“Dark rum in drinks, maybe even expensive vintage rum as a mixer in drinks – you can’t do that, that’s BLASPHEMI!?”

You’ve probably heard the above sentence in some variation and I must admit, that I was once one of those people singing this song. I don’t do that anymore. I don’t do that anymore because several years ago it dawned to me how incredibly wrong, elitist and hopeless it was for me to claim that only cheap spirits belonged in cocktails and the expensive ones was for “pure” drinking only. Oh how wrong I was. Continue reading

Know the difference between caffe latte, cappuccino, latte macchiato etc

Today there are no limits as to how you differentiate your coffee and make it unique. Just like in the fantastic world of cocktails the number of coffee varieties has risen exponentially the last couple of decades. A possible reason for this could very well be the global market of today, which helps create a demand for these amazing goods. In this article I will introduce some of the most common types of coffee drinks, along with their characteristics and recipes for making them.

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