Art of Mixology

Negroni: The Journey of a Cocktail

Negroni: The Journey of a Cocktail

The Negroni is a stronger version of the Americano, a cocktail made of club soda, Campari, and sweet vermouth. It is a good aperitivo. As it is, it is usually drunk before a meal as it serves to whet the appetite. The bittersweet goodness of the cocktail makes it a good choice for an aperitif since it opens the palate well and gets you to eat more.

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What Does the M and Other Markings on a Pint Glass Mean?

What Does the M and Other Markings on a Pint Glass Mean?

Do you know that you actually get more beer when your pint glass has an M and other markings on it? On the other hand, how would you feel if you are served beer without the head? It is common knowledge that beer is not beer without the head. So, what would you choose? A full pint of beer without the head or 1 ounce less of beer with a head?  Mundane as it may sound but there is an actual British court ruling in 1982 that stipulated that the head is part of a serving of beer that should...

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Everything About Decanting Different Wines and the Time Behind Them

Everything About Decanting Different Wines and the Time Behind Them

Wine is a beloved drink throughout the years in many parts of the world. When you go to a restaurant and you taste their wine, you immediately think that it tastes good because it is a high-quality wine. Of course, this is a big factor of a good-tasting product but a less expensive wine can taste just as good. What could be the differing factor? The answer: wine decanting. Basically, decanting is the process of transferring the wine from its bottle to another vessel called a decanter to introduce air to the wine and to separate it from its sediments....

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How Do You Use a Muddler?

How Do You Use a Muddler?

A muddler is used to muddle a lot of things like fruits and other drinks. It is designed to draw out the flavors and aroma from the ingredients. In this article, we will discuss specifically how each ingredient will be muddled properly to get the best of each ingredient.  How to Muddle Different Ingredients Here are a few tips on how to muddle ingredients properly so you can enjoy your cocktails.  How to muddle herbs Herbs are the most delicate to muddle since breaking the veins can result in bitter cocktails. Give it a gentle press and 2-3 twists, enough to bruise...

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How Do You Serve a Beer Glass?

How Do You Serve a Beer Glass?

On a hot day, a nice glass of beer sounds just about the perfect thing you need. You can go ahead, grab yourself a bottle, drink it straight from there and call it a day But, if you want to enjoy it at its best, then there are a few things that you should note and do. There are different kinds of beer with different types of complexities. The brand or price may determine the quality of the beer but the way it is served also has some effect on its taste, smell and overall enjoyability. Keep reading if you...

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