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Spirit of Wives Past


This is the official cocktail from the Depot Theater’s December, 2014 production of Blithe Spirit. It’s a take on a classic mulled wine – perfect for your Christmas party. 4 750 ml bottles Cabernet Savignon 1/2 750 ml bottle of tawny port (we used Cockburns Fine Tawny) 1/4 cup honey 4 cups apple cider Juice […]

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Thanksgiving Cocktail – Firebrand


Here’s a quick and simple cocktail for your Thanksgiving gatherings. 5 oz Fulton’s Harvest Pumpkin Pie Cream Liqueur 2 oz Fireball Cinnamon Whisky Combine the liquors in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake at least 30 seconds, or until you get a pleasant foam on the top. Strain into a chilled martini glass and […]

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Cremosa Menta


Culinary purists call bullshit on Italian sodas and cremoras. We call bullshit on them disregarding a chance at great cocktails.

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Fernet Branca Menta Review


Among the greatest tragedies of the modern cocktail world is most mint flavored things are like Kool cigarettes – enticingly affordable but sure to permanently taint your mouth.

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Four Roses Single Barrel Review


As mentioned in yesterday’s post, September is National Bourbon Heritage Month, which means we’re dedicating our September posts to that lovely native spirit of bourbon. It was one of the first spirits we ever enjoyed, and it offers such an amazing array of flavors while still sticking within the classic definitions of bourbon.