About UsChrista and Shaun discovered that they have a shared passion, some might say obsession, for good booze, cocktails and food. This blog chronicles their further explorations and adventures tasting, mixing and enjoying yummy and sometimes not so yummy booze.
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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
In keeping with our Mixology Monday theme, we decided to gin up (heh :)) a couple of resin-y cocktails this week.
This week, we wanted to talk about the effect of salt (one of Christa’s favorite food groups!) on drinks. We first found out about salt in cocktails at an Irish whiskey tasting. The host said that mixing with Irish whiskey … Continue reading
It’s Mixology Monday time again. This month’s host is Stewart over at Putney Farm, and his theme is “Intercontinental”. Submitted drinks must have ingredients from at least three different continents. Being over-achievers, we decided to see if we could hit all … Continue reading
It’s time again for Mixology Monday. This month’s theme is Smoke! and it comes courtesy of Elana over at Stir and Strain. We’ve been wanting to noodle around with smoke infusion for a while now, so this was a perfect … Continue reading
September is National Bourbon Heritage Month, which is certainly worth celebrating to honor this uniquely American whiskey. Since we’re big fans of the spirit around here (the post title says it all, really :)), we decided to mix up 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
It’s Mixology Monday time again! This month’s theme comes from the Muse of Doom at Feu de Vie. The theme this month is Fire! The Muse has a pretty liberal interpretation of the theme so we went with grilled fruit and … Continue reading