Category Archives: aged rum

MxMo: Far Afield & Kentucky Star

It’s Mixology Monday time again! We hope everyone enjoyed our resin theme from last month. This month’s theme comes from The Straight Up and is all about anise,  a most appropriate theme for this time of year. We decided to see what we … Continue reading

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Repeal Day Cocktails

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. 😀 … Continue reading

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Dry Rum

We recently received a complimentary bottle of Brugal Extra Dry. Once we learned about it, of course we were very curious about how to use a dry rum. We tried it in a few things to see how it fared. … Continue reading

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Amaro: Ramazzotti

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

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Lime vs Acid Phosphate

Recently we received an order of acid phosphate (as well as other goodies) from Darcy O’Neil at Art of the Drink. Mr. O’Neil has been a tireless researcher of extinct drink ingredients. We love such intrepid individuals. We’re fascinated by such … Continue reading

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Umami Cocktails

We both enjoy savory cocktails, but there isn’t a vast variety out there outside of bloody marys and dirty martinis. So we thought we’d experiment a bit and see if we could come up with a few new options, and soy sauce … Continue reading

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