Tag Archives: angels envy bourbon

Shaken vs. Stirred

This week we decided to look at the difference of shaking vs. stirring a drink. The accepted wisdom is that anything with fruit juice should be shaken and anything clear should be stirred. We’ve always assumed that this is for … Continue reading

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MxMo: Amundsen

It’s Mixology Monday time again. This month’s host is Stewart over at Putney Farm, and his theme is “Intercontinental”. Submitted drinks must have ingredients from at least three different continents. Being over-achievers, we decided to see if we could hit all … Continue reading

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Any Excuse to Drink Bourbon

September is National Bourbon Heritage Month, which is certainly worth celebrating to honor this uniquely American whiskey. Since we’re big fans of the spirit around here (the post title says it all, really :)), we decided to mix up a couple of … Continue reading

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MxMo: Pointillist & Bourbon Dawn

It’s Mixology Monday time again! This month’s theme comes from the Muse of Doom at Feu de Vie. The theme this month is Fire! The Muse has a pretty liberal interpretation of the theme so we went with grilled fruit and … Continue reading

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