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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Category Archives: ginger liqueur
When we find a drink we like, we like to iterate on it by sticking with the same flavors but playing with ingredients or proportions. It’s a great exercise to help you learn more about exactly why you liked the … Continue reading
More Muddled Thinking
As we discovered last week, muddling herbs and spices in spirit or not noticeably affects the flavor of the finished cocktail. This week, continuing with our current booze-related obsession, we’re experimenting with fruits and vegetables to see what difference (if any) we … Continue reading
This week we decided to do some tasting with various ciders. We went to our local mega-mart and picked up a selection of hard apple cider, several of which are from WA and a couple of which aren’t (we do … Continue reading
We both love living here in the Pacific Northwest, the region has tons to offer: a vast range of landscapes and climates, amazing produce and seafood, gorgeous summer weather, and of course a wealth of distillers and other craftspeople who … Continue reading
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A tequila transition
We both like tequila, but we don’t use it as much as we should. It isn’t used much in the classical cocktail canon apart from in Margaritas, which makes it easy to overlook. This fact was brought to our attention … Continue reading
Cranberry Holiday Cocktails
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 … Continue reading