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The PDT Project

The PDT Project: Beachbum

Although summer doesn't technically end until the autumn equinox on September 21, New Yorkers generally regard Labor Day as the unofficial end of summer. This week's cocktail, the Beachbum, is thus quite appropriate because I can't think of a better way...

Skankynavia

Skankynavia: Brass Monkey (CPH)

A few months ago, I designed a ceramic mug shaped like a monkey's head, for rum-based cocktails... and no, it wasn't for selling in stores. I don't think it would be very consumer-friendly. Yet it had a purpose -- the only tiki bar in Copenhagen, Brass...

Happy Hour

Happy Hour: The Painkiller

*This post was updated on June 16, 2011, as it relates to Pusser's vs. Painkiller. I've never been a big believer in alternative medicine. While there are centuries-old practices like acupuncture--and even relatively new ones like...

Happy Hour

Happy Hour: Mai Tai

The Mai Tai is one of the most important and enduring drinks in the continuum of the American cocktail--it is an indelible piece of the ever-changing mosaic called "Americana." That it instantly conjures images of tropical sunsets, surfboards,...