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It’s time for Mixology Monday again. This month’s theme comes from Fred Yarm, the Cocktail Virgin Slut himself. Fred’s theme is Swizzles: So what is a Swizzle? And what is a swizzle stick? The literary references to Swizzles seem to … Continue reading
Posted in absinthe, amontillado sherry, angostura bitters, blended scotch, boker's bitters, drambuie, falernum, ginger syrup, honeyed apricot & smoked hickory bitters, lime juice, mint, Mixology Monday, old tom gin, simple syrup, Uncategorized Tagged burnt nail cocktail recipe, Mixology Monday, park life swizzle cocktail recipe Leave a comment
MxMo: Idle Idyll
It’s Mixology Monday! This month’s theme, Spring Break, comes from Joel over at Southern Ash. In Joel’s words: I want all of you to dig deep, steeled by last month’s MxMO, and find your spring break drink! What sort of … Continue reading
Posted in 151 rum, absinthe, aromatic bitters, Dark Rum, lime juice, mango, mint, Mixology Monday Tagged idle idyll cocktail recipe, Mixology Monday 3 Comments
Sometimes you’re in the mood for one of your favorite cocktails and then, to your horror, you discover that you don’t have a key ingredient. What to do? You try a substitution and see what happens. 🙂
Posted in allspice dram, basil, cachaca, lime juice, mint, pineapple juice, simple syrup Tagged leya cocktail recipe, substitution Leave a comment
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