The dispute began back in 2008 when Schorschbräu released Schorschbock, a 31% ABV beer. For eleven months, the German offering held the title of ‘World’s Strongest Beer.’ Then, Brewdog jumped into the race with Tactical Nuclear Penguin. a 32% ABV imperial stout.
- Base Spirit Gin
- Preparation Stirred
- Flavor Bitter
- Served Up
Fin de Siecle is French for “end of the century.” The drink is believed to date a bit later, a Prohibition era staple later featured in Albert Stevens Crockett’s The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book. (Note the “old”in the title referencing the original Waldorf which had been demolished a few years earlier.)
The drink offers a bittersweet take on the martini.
- Stir ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass
- Garnish to taste with an lemon twist