Emily Arden Wells is the Founding Editor of Gastronomista, a website dedicated to the Culture of Drink. In 2015 Gastronomista was named The Best Cocktail and Spirits Blog by Saveur Magazine, and has been featured in numerous publications including Glamour Magazine, Company Magazine, Bon Appétit Magazine, Coolhunting, People Magazine, Self Magazine, and has been featured in a National commercial for Blackberry. Hendrick's and Plymouth Gin are among a few of her favorite brands.
Spring always makes me want to drink floral cocktails with delicate flavors and flower garnishes - this drink matches that profile perfectly. The Absinthe makes the cocktail opalescent - a mesmerizing introduction into spring.
The Molegroni is inspired by one of my favorite dishes on the planet, mole. Built on the bitter backbone of the Campari, this drink has the 5 major flavors found in a traditional mole: chile, sour, sweet, spice, and the "thickener" from the walnuts.