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MxMo: The Golden Calf – 3 ways

It’s Mixology Monday time again! This month we’re hosting and our theme is Standoffish, where one of the¬†ingredients doesn’t want to mingle ūüôā (for more detail, see our announcement post.). ¬†We thought we’d tackle the theme by creating¬†a cocktail that … Continue reading

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MxMo CIII: Standoffish

Update: The roundup is now live. Happy November, everybody! Now that we’re into the cold weather, it’s a good time to be bringing out the richer, stronger ingredients for use in cocktails. How to use them in good proportion though, … Continue reading

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MxMo: Funeral Pyre

It’s Mixology Monday time again, our favorite post of the month. This month’s theme is courtesy of JFL over at Rated R Cocktails, one of our favorite tiki themed blogs. The theme this month is Spoooooooky cocktails. JFL was very … Continue reading

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MxMo: Orange Juice

It’s Mixology Monday time again! This month’s theme comes courtesy of¬†DJ Hawaiian Shirt of the Spirited Remix blog (bonus points for the snazzy MxMo logo). This month it’s orange juice, sometimes overlooked, often maligned, but does wonders in a cocktail … Continue reading

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MxMo: Local

It’s Mixology Monday time again. This month’s theme comes from Stuart over at Putney Farm,¬†one of our favorite food and booze blogs. The theme is Hometown Hooch. In Stuart’s words: Your quest is simple. Create a new cocktail, or refashion … Continue reading

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MxMo: Ten Paces at Dawn & Park View

It’s Mixology Monday¬†time again! This month’s theme comes from Fred Yarm at¬†Cocktail Virgin Slut, our inestimable torch bearer for Mixology Monday. The theme this month is I’ll Take Manhattan. On the surface, the theme seems somewhat limiting. The Manhattan is … Continue reading

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MxMo: Past Curfew

It’s Mixology Monday time again. This month’s theme comes from Whitney over at Tipicular Fixin’s (love that name ūüėČ ) and it’s called Drink of Shame (said in an appropriate movie preview voice). In Whitney’s words: So, you‚Äôre a certified, … Continue reading

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MxMo: Chalet & Golden Bough

After being somewhat delinquent last month, it’s Mixology Monday time again! This month’s theme is all about “shims”¬†–¬†low alcohol drinks¬†–¬†from Dinah over at Bibulous. Normally we’re a little leery of low-alcohol anything, but we figured we’d give it a go. … Continue reading

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MxMo: Nothing to Declare & Persuasion

It’s Mixology Monday again! This month’s theme is Coconut from JFL over at the wonderful¬†Rated R Cocktails¬†blog. With that theme in mind, we wanted to see¬†if we could make a less sweet¬†cocktail with coconut. We often see fairly sugary coconut … Continue reading

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MxMo: Amaretto Sour Lemon vs. Lactart

¬†It’s Mixology Monday time again! This month’s theme, Sours,¬†comes from Andrea over at Ginhound.¬†Taking Andrea’s suggestion, we decided to experiment with what souring agent we used. Awhile back, we picked up some Acid Phosphate¬†and¬†some Lactart. After tasting both, we decided … Continue reading

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