thoughts on drinking, life and mixing the two.
Hangovers suck. Our lofty ideas we had during those first couple drinks are long gone. The sun is too bright and the world is too loud. American humorist Robert Benchley said … Continue reading
Cigar smokers, bartenders, and even chefs will use a butane lighter or torch for various things, since they are handy, clean burning and very hot. I always had a lot of lighters around, … Continue reading
Bitters having come from medicinal roots have an ancient reputation as a heath tonic. Snake oil pushers once upon a time would claim that bitters cured everything from gout to indigestion. … Continue reading
Labor Day is over and summer is drawing to a close. That means that the real party season is about to start cranking. From Halloween (my favorite) to New Year’s … Continue reading
Say what you will about fruity drinks, but lots of drinks call for juice and twists. Fresh is always better. Keep a pile of mixed citrus in the fridge.
Vermouth is not gross or evil. This tip should not serve to scare you. Lower that eyebrow, ease that scowl. People (Americans) are afraid of vermouth – David Wondrich likes to … Continue reading