Tag Archives: Mixology Monday

MxMo: The Final Chapter

After a hiatus, we’ve returned for the final Mixology Monday. It is with a touch of sadness and understanding that we send this booze blog tradition into the long dark night. After almost 11 years of loving stewardship from Paul … Continue reading

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MxMo: Brunch

It’s time again for Mixology Monday! This month’s theme comes from Gary over at Doc Elliot’s. Gary’s theme is brunch cocktails. Excellent! We love brunch and cocktails. However Gary gave an important stipulation, “No fizzy wine“. Even better! We love … Continue reading

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MxMo: Let your nerd flag fly

It’s time again for Mixology Monday! This month’s theme comes from Rebecca at The Shrubbery (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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MxMo: Alma Negra & Malt Shop

After a well deserved hiatus, Mixology Monday is back! This month’s theme comes from Adam of the Mr. Muddle blog. The theme this month is vinegar, which we’re very excited about. In Adam’s own words: For this month’s MxMo, let’s … Continue reading

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MxMo: The Danelaw & Fucking Tuesday

It’s Mixology Monday time again. This months theme comes from Nick, over at the Booze Baron blog. His theme is all about dry cocktails. Nick gives us some very specific requirements. No more than 20% total sweetened ingredients if you are using … 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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MxMo: Prove It

Once again it’s time for Mixology Monday. This month’s theme is from Dagreb of the Nihil Utopia blog. He’s chosen Overproof as the theme. In his words: My theme this time is overproof. Or rather how you utilize overproofs.  Do you … Continue reading

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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

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MxMo: Corbie

It’s Mixology Monday again. This month’s theme, Brace Yourself, comes from Doc Elliot over at his eponymous mixology blog. The good doctor (he’s a real doctor, and clearly a kindred spirit) has this to say about the theme: Winter usually … Continue reading

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MxMo: Forgiving the Negroni

It’s Mixology Monday time again. This month’s theme comes from Dagreb over at Nihil Utopia, and it is Forgiving: cocktails that are willing to forgive imprecise measurements or substituted ingredients. The theme intrigued us, as we love cocktails that still taste good even when you screw … Continue reading

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