Queen of the Alps cocktail — cognac, lime, yellow chartreuse, Zirbenz — from C. Ellet’s. / Photo by Henri Hollis
The holiday season seems to transform our daily lives into brief winter wonderlands that abruptly get packed away. Now that decorated trees are down, bartenders are “sprucing” up libations with spirits, tinctures and herbs for sips that add depth and breadth to cold winter. These are our picks for cocktails that have the earthy punch of the woods.
Miles Macquarrie’s riff on a Penicillin shakes together blended and peaty Scotch along with ginger, yuzu and lime juice. Pine ...
Editor’s Note: This week, Angela Hansberger joins The Atlanta Journal-Constitution team of contributing food and dining writers. Hansberger will cover the Atlanta bar scene, and focus on developments in the world of spirits and cocktails. A freelance writer based in Atlanta, Hansberger has written about food, drink and culture for a variety of national and local publications, including Creative Loafing, Audubon Magazine, Tales of the Cocktail, Simply Buckhead Magazine, 17 South, Eater and Table8.