Category Archives: spanish brandy

MxMo: Let your nerd flag fly

It’s time again for Mixology Monday! This month’s theme comes from Rebecca at The Shrubbery┬á(who makes exceedingly lovely shrubs by the way. You should definitely check them out.). Her theme this month is Drink Nerdy. Hmm, seems like something right … Continue reading

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Root beer cocktails

We recently picked up some root beer from one of our local farmer’s market vendors,┬áRockridge Orchards & Cidery. We’ve had their apple juice and cider, both of which are quite tasty (we have yet to try their apple brandy, hopefully … Continue reading

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Salt

This week, we wanted to talk about the effect of salt (one of Christa’s favorite food groups!) on drinks. We first found out about salt in cocktails at an Irish whiskey tasting. The host said that mixing with Irish whiskey … Continue reading

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