Wednesday February 19, 2020

Cocktail Cabinet No. 71

The Molotov cocktail

2nd October, 2016
The Molotov Cocktail

October’s arrival brings thoughts of perhaps the most famous October of all, The October 1917 Russian Revolution, ushering in almost a century of existence for Soviet rule, the Soviet Bloc and the USSR.

I have no nostalgia for the USSR. A visit there before the fall of The Wall confirmed that it was a harsh, paranoid place. And yet I do find it somewhat unworthy of the cocktail world to celebrate, or to evoke...

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