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It’s a good time for citrus here in the Pacific Northwest. We typically get several orange varietals as well as tangerines, satsumas, and other similar orange-y citrus. So we decided to try a number of different ones to see how … Continue reading
This December 5th is the 80th anniversary of the the Repeal of Prohibition. Jeffrey Morgenthaler has made the very excellent point that Repeal Day should be a day to celebrate and drink. Here at Booze Nerds HQ we couldn’t agree more. So … Continue reading
Thanksgiving is coming up soon, and what is more Thanksgiving-y than cranberries? Well, turkey, sure, but we aren’t going to make turkey cocktails So we put together a few new cocktails using cranberry syrup (which only takes a few minutes … Continue reading
In keeping with our Mixology Monday theme, we decided to gin up (heh :)) a couple of resin-y cocktails this week.
Here at Booze Nerds HQ, cobbler shakers are our workhorses. We find them more convenient than Boston shakers, which tend to leak more and require more overhead to make/break the seal. For a home bar, that’s kinda a deal breaker … Continue reading
It’s been a year since we started this blog and we’re still with it! Yay us. Hopefully a number of you are still with us as well. In honor of the auspicious occasion, we decided to make a couple of … Continue reading
This week we look at the Pink 6, one of Christa’s early original cocktails. Because Pink 6′s are quite tasty and we drink them a lot, we’re constantly noodling with which gin makes the “best” Pink 6. So this week we … Continue reading
Like many people, we’re having a family BBQ tomorrow so we can hang out, grill some meat, and have a few drinks together. We were contemplating what cocktail would make a good match for typical cook-out foods, and we thought … Continue reading
We like and use lots of amaros here at Booze Nerds. They can add a lot of complexity and flavor to a cocktail as well as some sweetness, so are very useful to have in your bar. There are many … Continue reading