Smoky Negroni

Smoky Negroni

Almost 100 years ago The Smoky Negroni cocktail came to life in Florence, Italy. The story goes that the first Negroni was made for a guy named Count Camillo Negroni. The bartender who made the cocktail was asked by the Count to strengthen his Americano cocktail by adding gin instead of soda water. It was this that brought the Negroni as we know it to life. Later on the bartender sent a letter to the Count advising him not to drink more than 20 of the cocktails per day due to their intoxicating nature. We'll keep this in mind. We've teamed up with mixologist Rich Woods (@the_cocktailguy) who is Duck...

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Rooibos Infused Mulled Martinez

Rooibos Infused Mulled Martinez

The Martinez cocktail is thought to have originated in Manhattan in the 1860's and was the inspiration for the ever popular Martini. We've teamed up mixologist Rich Woods also known as @the_cocktailguy. He is making waves in the mixology scene as the Duck & Waffle’s Head of Spirit & Cocktail Development. We've joined forces to create a series of hot and cold tea infused cocktails.  This week we have a Rooibos infused Mulled Martnez hot cocktail. This is a take on the classic Martinez using red wine and one of our infusion teas, Rooibos. Rooibos or Redbush tea is a South African herb known as the South African wonder herb. It...

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