Tag Archives: Orson Welles

• “Regular Guy” Al Capone’s Cocktail Shaker for Sale. Get It!

“Regular Guy” Al Capone’s Cocktail Shaker for Sale. Get It!

Infamous gangster Al Capone’s cocktail shaker and a claret jug from the Titanic are among the treasures at an extraordinary auction taking place in London next week. On Wednesday 5 March and Thursday 6 March, 1,000 objects spanning 250 million years are to be sold in London by Sotheby’s The collection belonged to Stanley Seeger […]

• Prosecco Cocktails That Really Pop

Prosecco Cocktails That Really Pop

In the golden era of Harry’s Bar, the Venetian hangout of Ernest Hemingway, Alfred Hitchcock and Orson Welles, the drink of choice was a Bellini. Pretty to the eye and to the palate, this famous pink cocktail is merely a mix of two parts Prosecco to one part peach purée. It remains a crowd pleaser, […]

• Sam Calagione Presents Movie & Beer Pairings

Sam Calagione Presents Movie & Beer Pairings

Citizen Kane & a 2001-2003 Anchor Old Foghorn “Old age… it’s the only disease, Mr. Thompson, that you don’t look forward to being cured of.” Some beers, like some films, actually improve with age. Aged barley wine works really well with this Orson Welles classic. Stronger ales (9% ABV and above) are proving that the […]