Category Archives: licor 43

MxMo: The Final Chapter

After a hiatus, we’ve returned for the final Mixology Monday. It is with a touch of sadness and understanding that we send this booze blog tradition into the long dark night. After almost 11 years of loving stewardship from Paul … Continue reading

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MxMo: Prove It

Once again it’s time for Mixology Monday. This month’s theme is from Dagreb of the Nihil Utopia blog. He’s chosen Overproof as the theme. In his words: My theme this time is overproof. Or rather how you utilize overproofs.  Do you … 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: 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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MxMo: The Macedonian & New Year’s Eve 1977

It’s Mixology Monday time again. We sat out last month’s theme of temperance. As our tagline says, it’s all about our ridiculous love of booze. No booze, no love. 🙂 This month we return with Aw Nuts! courtesy of Elana over at … Continue reading

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Spring Tiki

It’s spring in Seattle, which means it’s tiki time! The weather’s a bit dull, grey and rainy right now, so we’re turning to delicious tropical drinks to lighten our spirits. Come with us to the South Pacific 🙂 Read on … Continue reading

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