• The hard sell

    1 month ago - By Cocktail Virgin Slut

    3/4 oz Beefeater Gin 3/4 oz Jeppson's Malort 3/4 oz St. Germain 3/4 oz Lemon Juice
    Shake with ice, strain into a cocktail glass, and garnish with a grapefruit twist.
    Two Tuesdays ago, my web searching brought up a 2009 Chicago Reader article that challenged bartenders across that city to come up with delicious cocktails crafted with Malört as one of the ingredients. The first one that I selected was the Hard Sell by Brad Bolt of Bar Deville for it reminded me of Sam Ross' Sunflower except more bitter instead of citrussy. After I posted my drink on Instagram , Brad replied, "I modified the...
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