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Tinkering with Tinctures

This week we’re talking about tinctures, which are great for adding variety to cocktails. A tincture is defined as: a medicine that is made of a drug mixed with alcohol. Which we like the sound of. ­čÖé Booze mixed with┬ámedicine, … Continue reading

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More Muddled Thinking

As we discovered last week, muddling herbs and spices┬áin spirit or not noticeably affects the flavor of the finished cocktail. This week, continuing with our current booze-related obsession, we’re experimenting with fruits and vegetables to see what difference┬á(if any) we … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mezcal

Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo, which is one of those weird ‘Merican holidays in our minds. It’s a popular holiday in the states, but in it’s country of origin, Mexico, it’s not that big of a deal. So if we … Continue reading

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MxMo: The Pleasure Vampire

It’s that time of the month again! It’s time for Mixology Monday. This month’s theme of fortified wines (sherry, port, Madeira and Marsala) comes from Chemistry of the Cocktail. We first experienced a fortified wine cocktail courtesy of Anu Apte … Continue reading

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