thoughts on drinking, life and mixing the two.

Happy Repeal Day

On December 5th 1933, the 18th amendment was repealed ending prohibition in America, a high-light among sad days in a desperate nation gripped by economic woes.  Some would say that there are similarities between … Continue reading

December 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

DRINK in Boston

So I had a chance to spend a night out in Boston with my uncle Billy after some tough family business.  My first inclination was to go to the Boston Shaker … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · 3 Comments

Big Apple

As an apple brandy addict I am always  looking for a way to use apple brandy or calvados.  I also like whiskey and just about anything you might set in front … Continue reading

January 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

An American Trilogy

Christian at Craft and Commerce made me my first American Trilogy, and my second.  I love this drink.  Rye and apple brandy in an Old Fashioned-style drink?  Yes, I will … Continue reading

September 16, 2011 · 1 Comment

A Rye Idea

Just saw this, and now I have to go buy some Bärenjäger. Honey Rye:   This sounds awesome.  I bet I could burn the orange peel…  yep gotta go to the store…

September 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Cat-Hatten

Dubonnet, a spicy fortified wine with the bitter tang of quinine, is a great choice to replace vermouth if you want to shake up a traditional cocktail. This drink substitutes … Continue reading

September 12, 2011 · 3 Comments

New Year New Drink

So I haven’t posted in some time. I haven’t forgot. I have been learning. Changing my understanding of the way cocktails work. As well as the way they are viewed … Continue reading

February 7, 2011 · 2 Comments

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