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: lemon bitters
MxMo: Funeral Pyre
It’s Mixology Monday time again, our favorite post of the month. This month’s theme is courtesy of JFL over at Rated R Cocktails, one of our favorite tiki themed blogs. The theme this month is Spoooooooky cocktails. JFL was very … Continue reading
Posted in 151 rum, gold rum, grenadine, lemon bitters, lime juice, mezcal, pineapple juice Tagged funeral pyre cocktail recipe, Mixology Monday Leave a comment
Playing with Margaritas
It was recently brought to our attention that February 22nd is National Margarita day, in the form of a sample bottle of Casa Noble tequila 🙂 (see our samples policy to understand that it made the cut). Now the Margarita … Continue reading
Hot on the heels of last month’s MxMo comes this month’s Mixology Monday. The theme this month is: “That’s Not a Martini!“. It comes from Dagreb over at Nihil Utopia. In his words: This month’s Mixology Monday theme is that which is … Continue reading
Center Stage Tequila
We haven’t done tequila for a while, so we thought we’d throw that into the mix this week. Conveniently enough, we recently received a bottle of Hornitos Black Barrel as a sample. Is that good, bad, or indifferent?
3 Howls Hopped Whiskey Three Ways
We were recently contacted by the 3 Howls folks about creating three original cocktails with one of their spirits. Given that we are big fans of theirs and already own several of their products, we said sure! We always love a … Continue reading
Posted in amaretto, angostura bitters, fernet, honey, hopped whiskey, lemon bitters, lillet blanc, lime juice, orange bitters, orange juice, Original Cocktail, tarragon tincture Tagged holiday cocktail recipe, lucretia cocktail recipe, martini alternatives, Original Cocktail, sodo sour cocktail recipe, the mesmerist cocktail recipe Leave a comment
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
Posted in amaro montenegro, amontillado sherry, angostura bitters, coffee liqueur, gin, grapefruit liqueur, lemon bitters, mezcal, oloroso sherry, ramazzotti amaro, scotch Tagged alistair loves cecil cocktail recipe, martini alternatives, wheelhouse cocktail recipe, your charming cousin cocktail recipe Leave a comment