Archive for Naren Young
Naren Young thinks history matters.
Taking a deep dive into how the opening menu was built.
It’s complicated. But important.
There’s a method to the madness.
There is power in teamwork.
Naren Young explains why bartenders shouldn’t downplay the importance of simplicity.
This fall-forward combination of pear brandy, applejack and sherry is versatile enough to be served cold or as a warm Toddy.
Pear puree and pear liqueur add a double dose of fall flavor to this bubbly highball.
Autumn is pears’ time to shine. Get to peeling and slicing.
It’s a reverse-engineered citrus, where the outside’s sweet and the inside’s bitter. Get to know the kumquat now.
Kumquats are perfect partners for brown spirits. Turn the bittersweet fruit into an inspired cocktail syrup and shake it into a fresh Whiskey Sour or a warming Hot Toddy.
This seasonal riff on the classic Flip features pumpkin flavor in two forms.
They're everywhere: in your coffee, in your baked goods. Now it's time to squash them into your cocktails.
My tenure working the bar at Saxon + Parole ruined the Bloody Mary for me. Up until then, I had become accustomed to extremely heavy, gazpacho-like variations that were the result of overly salted and overly sweetened canned tomato juice. How was I to know better? Linden Pride, our fearless leader at the time (and […]
Strawberries—from out of the Daiquiri and into the cocktail cutting-edge.
Like the traditional Pisco Sour? You’ll really love this fruit-filled take on the classic.
With some homemade raspberry syrup and NOLET'S gin, you can take this classic to the next level.
In this cocktail from all-star New York mixologist Naren Young, ZU pairs wonderfully with pear brandy, cider, fresh lemon juice and honey syrup. You'll crave this delightful drink on boiling hot afternoons.
This refreshing cocktail is low in alcohol and high in flavor.
Peas may be small, but they’re big on spring flavor and go shockingly well in easygoing cocktails.
This tequila cocktail made with snap pea shrub and mint is a true culinary masterpiece.
This twist on the classic Margarita recipe uses a delicious sugar snap pea puree.
This cocktail combines spring flavors like lemon thyme, verjus and sugar snap peas.
Rhubarb doesn’t get the recognition it deserves. Check out these colorful rhubarb cocktail recipes!
This tart-and-sweet gin drink is good at any time of day.
Two of springtime's most delicious ingredients combine in this tart and refreshing tipple.
Love grapefruit? Top bartender Naren Young shares his advice and five recipes for using the tart citrus in cocktails.
Top bartender Naren Young writes about his love of blood oranges and shares some tips and recipes for using the flavorful citrus fruit in cocktails.
Find out more about the national spirit of both Chile and Peru.