Category Archives: amaro montenegro

Hot Stuff

The cold weather is upon us here in Seattle. Well, cold weather for us at least, and we did get snow so that counts, right? Anyhow, with the temperature dropping we decided to dig through all of our posts on … Continue reading

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MxMo: Brunch

It’s time again for Mixology Monday! This month’s theme comes from Gary over at Doc Elliot’s. Gary’s theme is brunch cocktails. Excellent! We love brunch and cocktails. However Gary gave an important stipulation, “No fizzy wine“. Even better! We love … Continue reading

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So many bitters

Bitters. They’re an important cocktail ingredient, but sometimes they’re just glossed over in terms of what they bring to the cocktail, or everyone just defaults to Angostura. Which is understandable because Angostura bitters are delicious. However, there are now a lot … Continue reading

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MxMo: Ten Paces at Dawn & Park View

It’s Mixology Monday time again! This month’s theme comes from Fred Yarm at Cocktail Virgin Slut, our inestimable torch bearer for Mixology Monday. The theme this month is I’ll Take Manhattan. On the surface, the theme seems somewhat limiting. The Manhattan is … Continue reading

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MxMo: Demimonde & Field Trip

Time again for Mixology Monday. This month’s theme comes from our inestimable host Fred Yarm over at cocktail virgin slut. The theme this month is Apples. To quote our host, Apples have been an American booze staple with Johnny Appleseed … Continue reading

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Smoke Signals

We’re well into indian summer here, with warm days and cool nights. The leaves are coming down, and at least in the more rural areas the fragrance of burning leaves (delightful!) is ubiquitous. With that scent in mind, we thought … Continue reading

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