Noble Experiment

Entrepreneur. Cocktail and spirit champion. Old world wine provocateur.

2013 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was … Continue reading

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January 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

A New Fall Classic Cocktail

This time of year, when my front porch looks like this I know it is time to turn to fall cocktails. Aside from my usual favorites – The Lion’s Tail, … Continue reading

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November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment


New bitters, but a time tested manhattan recipe. 2 oz Rittenhouse Rye 1 oz Carpano Antica 1 dash Angostura Bitters 1 Dash Dram Hair of the Dog Bitters Stir. Strain. … Continue reading

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September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Making Falernum

I was teaching a cocktail class in upstate NY last week and found myself without a source for Falernum. I had forgotten to bring it with me and there wasn’t … Continue reading

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August 14, 2013 · 5 Comments

Blackberry Lillet

This is two cocktails in a row with Rothman and Winter Apricot, for the record. But that’s ok. It’s summertime and I could drink that spirit by the gallon if … Continue reading

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July 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

Chive to Five Cocktail

Chive infused gin? Indeed. I’ll be honest, it took me a little while to figure out what to do with this infusion. It smells quite like onions, which is a … Continue reading

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June 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Vintage Cocktail Books in The Public Domain

Well, this is pretty amazing. This link brings you to a library on the Golden Age Bartending website with full text of vintage cocktail books available for free download. It … Continue reading

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June 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chive Blossom Infused Gin

This one is still in the early phases, but my chive plants have been growing out of control and I needed a new use. And, as it turns out, I … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Pow Wow Botanical Rye

I’ve been on a slight hiatus due to a move to Philadelphia, but I’m back and i’m making cocktails again like they are going out of style. On my most … Continue reading

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April 26, 2013 · 2 Comments

Mezcal Paloma

The Paloma is a simple and delicious cocktail that showcases grapefruit (the super citrus) alongside tequila, lime and soda. It is refreshing, simple to make and surprisingly tasty. I like … Continue reading

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March 6, 2013 · 5 Comments

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