It has been quite some time since I’ve updated the blog but this occasion deserves an updated! The Drunken Crane bitters have been published in James Beard award winning author Mark Bitterman’s new book Bitterman’s Field Guide to Bitters and Amari. I am extremely honored to be featured in this book and highly recommended … Continue reading
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DURIAN Bitters exclusively at new POT Bar in Koreatown, Los Angeles!
Proud to announce the very first exclusive batch of house bitters from The Drunken Crane for Roy Choi’s new POT Bar in Koreatown, Los Angeles. In collaboration with friend Matthew Biancaniello formally of Library Bar, now currently changing the face of a cocktail program near you, we came up with the concept for Durian bitters … Continue reading
Rizzo & Crane – The Drunken Crane is now making Speakeasy influenced lamps and accessories. Support local business and artisans!
One of the reasons there was such a lapse in this little cocktail blog of mine was due to a major change in my life. The film industry in California is in great danger, more and more studios are influenced to take their work to foreign entities due to major tax incentives. (Part of the … Continue reading
PF Flip cocktail -Did you just put an egg in my drink!?
Most average drinker’s aren’t used to eggs being involved in their cocktails, however any true cocktail aficionado will tell you, if there ain’t no egg white in your sour… it aint right! I love any use of eggs in my cocktails. There are basicaly four categories of cocktails that use eggs: sours, fizzes, flips and … Continue reading
Matt B’s Breeder’s Cup
Last summer I took a crack at recreating Matthew Biancanielo’s (formerly of The Library Bar at the Roosevelt) The Breeder’s Cup cocktail, which was one of his most well known drinks. I have to say it came out really great and pleased all my guests but of course, it was nothing compared to the masters. … Continue reading
Getting’ Rickey with It! (A Drunken Crane twist on an old New England favorite)
Growing up in New England, years before the craft cocktail was the biggest rage, Grenadine was found in every household and restaurant. Unlike Rickey‘s from a lot of other area, in New England, if you had a Rickey it surely had Grenadine in it. Shirley Temples and Raspberry Lime Rickeys were every kids favorite … Continue reading