Tag Archives: Clyde Common

• How To Barrel-Age a Cocktail. It’s Easy

How To Barrel-Age a Cocktail. It’s Easy

Want to add unique depth to your next cocktail? Put it in a barrel and wait six weeks. The barrel is a beautiful thing. It’s an object that’s etched into our boozy subconscious—an old-timey icon for fine drink that’s almost primal. It’s pre–frothy beer mug, pre–martini glass, pre–mustachioed bartender. Yet you rarely encounter one outside […]

• Aging makes for killer cocktails

Aging makes for killer cocktails

Aged cocktails are becoming quite the thing, it seems. It’s a very interesting concept, and it’s a process that really does make a difference. As far as I can make out, Tony Conigliaro, the English bartender whose latest venture, 69 Colebrooke Row, in the Islington district of London took off the moment the doors opened, […]

• How to get tanked without tipping off your co-workers

How to get tanked without tipping off your co-workers

The Boardroom Boozehound: Lunch can still be splashy. Jordan Kaye, co-author of How to Booze, and Jeffrey Morgenthaler, noted spirits blogger and mixologist at Clyde Common in Portland, Ore., advise on how to get tanked without tipping off your co-workers.