Simple Syrup

April 30, 2016 0

Simple Syrup Simple syrup, as the name might suggest, is simply syrup.  It is equal parts sugar dissolved in hot water.  You will see a […]


April 29, 2016 0

Nojito Its not a typo, I am calling this drink the Nojito.  The reason is simple, because it is NOT a Mojito.  But they call […]

Sidecar Cocktail

April 28, 2016 0

Sidecar Cocktail The Sidecar is a pre-prohibition cocktail which dates back to World War I and first appears in print in the 1920s.  Most likely […]


April 28, 2016 0

Hibiki 21 Year Old Whisky Spirit: Whisky Origin: Japan Proof: 86 (43% alcohol) Price/Value/Rating: $225 retail (if you can find it); and while $225 is […]

Weak Martinis

April 27, 2016 0

Weak Martinis Anyone that was of drinking age in the 1990s get the fact that a Martini is not necessarily a cocktail of 95% gin […]

Moscow Mule

April 26, 2016 0

Moscow Mule The Moscow Mule cocktail is basically started the vodka craze which later went on to dominate over the spirit of choice because it […]

Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Cask

April 25, 2016 0

Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Cask Spirit: Japanese Single Malt Whisky, Sherry Cask Finish Origin: Japan Proof:  96 (48% alcohol) Price: $300 retail (if you can find it); […]

Gentlemen Bootleggers

April 24, 2016 0

Gentlemen Bootleggers The True Story of Templeton Rye, Prohibition, and a Small Town in Cahoots For anyone that has ever wondered why or how the […]

But Always Fine Bourbon

April 24, 2016 0

But Always Fine Bourbon: Pappy Van Winkle & The Story of Old Fitzgerald This is an amusing book, easy to read and really gives insight into […]

Proof: The Science of Booze

April 24, 2016 0

Proof: The Science of Booze Proof: The Science of Booze by Adam Rogers For anyone that sees past the simplicity of liquor as only a form of […]

Vintage Spirits & Forgotten Cocktails

April 24, 2016 0

Vintage Spirits & Forgotten Cocktails Vintage Spirits & Forgotten Cocktails From the Alamagoozlum to the Zombie 100 Rediscovered Recipes and the Stories Behind Them by Ted Haigh […]

Michter’s Barrel Strength Rye

April 23, 2016 0

Michter’s Barrel Strength Rye Spirit: Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey, Single Barrel, Limited Quantity Proof: 112 (56% alcohol) Price/Value/Rating: $75 Retail; great value for the taste […]

Jim Beam Devil’s Cut

April 22, 2016 0

Jim Beam’s Devil’s Cut Spirit: Bourbon Proof: 90 (45% alcohol) Price/Value/Rating: For $25 this is one of the best bourbons you are going to find even […]

Rosemary Whiskey Sour

April 21, 2016 0

Rosemary Whiskey Sour Spring is here and its time for those spring cocktails we have been waiting for after a long cold winter.  So grab […]

Stone Cold Ice

April 21, 2016 0

Fred Stone Cold Ice Cube Mold Tiki Lover Alert!  If you love the Tiki Polynesian culture, you immediately recognize this iconic stone face.  It is […]

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