Official reports have not yet included property loss, but reports are beginning to trickle in. Along the Silverado Trail, the 41-year-old Chateau Boswell was swallowed by flames. The Calistoga Ranch is also destroyed according to several local reports.
- Base Spirit Whiskey
- Preparation Stirred
- Flavor Boozy
- Served Up
Here is another lesson from the Golden Age of cocktails. Back then, a fancy cocktail involved taking a base recipe, like the Manhattan, and adding a bar spoon (or two) of a liqueur or cordial to add a little sweetness or flavor. In this case, we optimized the recipe adding two separate modifiers of half an ounce each.
- Stir ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass
- Garnish with a lemon twist