Category Archives: old tom gin

Boozy Slushies

We were recently offered a bottle of Fernet Branca and a bottle of Brancamenta (Samples Policy) and challenged to come up with with a couple of blended drinks.┬áNormally, we’re just not fans of blended drinks. Too many associations with Slurpees … Continue reading

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MxMo: Swizzles

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

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Summer Coolers

It is beautiful high summer here in Seattle! Which means it’s time for a nice icy cooler to counterbalance the warm weather. We define a cooler as something light and refreshing, fairly dry, that has club soda in it and … Continue reading

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