thoughts on drinking, life and mixing the two.

Papa’s Pilar

I am always intrigued to find great new products.  New is always exciting and Papa’s Pilar rum hits that mark, being barely a year old. However, new is only the … Continue reading

January 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

San Diego Spirits Festival

This summer, I attended the San Diego Spirits Festival and I have been meaning to write about it for some time.  I think I needed some time to mull it … Continue reading

November 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Maker’s Mark Shell Game

I have always had love for Maker’s Mark Bourbon; it is an American Classic, an institution. In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past week, Maker’s Mark … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Pedicab Nights: Touring San Diego Cocktail Bars

When I heard that Rob the Rum Scout (on the blog a lot lately) was coming to San Diego I knew that two things had to happen.  The first thing was that … Continue reading

August 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

Electric What?

I love going into a craft cocktail bar and asking the bartender to make me something weird.  Brian at Noble Experiment in San Diego made me this drink by Sam … Continue reading

August 17, 2012 · 4 Comments


  My friend asked me the other day about coffee-bourbon.  I didn’t really know what to tell him other than recommending some bourbons.  At the BDW Global laboratory (my kitchen) … Continue reading

July 16, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Absinthe is Always Greener… on the Documentary?

There is an absinthe documentary on Netflix!  If you want to learn about absinthe this is a pretty decent documentary.  The only criticism I have is that they do try … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

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