Ink Street

March 31, 2011 (Day 4) — Ink Street I’m back on Ink Street. As I’m buckling down and working on some new projects at work, I’m also buckling down and working on getting some book proposals out the door. Once again, my fingertips are stained with ink. The life of a writer. Even dusted off […]


March 30, 2011 (Day 3) — Imagination Immmmmaaaggggiiiinnnaaaatioooooon. Imagination is what makes (something inspiring) and leads people to (witty observation) and creates (another inspirational thing). Imagination 3 oz Rittenhouse rye whiskey 8 oz ginger ale 1 tsp lime juice Pour the whiskey into a highball glass and then fill with ice. Top with ginger ale […]

Tuna on Rye

March 29, 2011 (Day 2) — Tuna on Rye Rye cocktails. Pure class. This evening’s cocktail features a cocktail with strange name, but a delicious taste. Those are always the kinds of drinks that I like. Deceptively deceptive. Aaaaaaahhhhh, yeah. Tuna on Rye • 1 1/2 oz rye whiskey • 1 oz sweet vermouth • […]


March 28, 2010 (Day 1) — Brooklyn Welcome to Day 1 of the new Cocktails, 365! Over the next year we’ll be creating budget-based cocktails. Some of these drinks will include some more expensive mixers, but only because this is assuming you’ve had time to build up your cocktail cabinet. However, the base ingredient (what […]

The New Cocktails, 365: Living With Budget Booze

You’re a college student, or you’re fresh out of college. You appreciate high-quality cocktails but you can’t really afford a $40 bottle of booze. Don’t worry, Cocktails, 365 has got you covered. Starting tomorrow (Monday, March 28) we launch another year-long project. This year, we’re taking a look at how to buy booze without sacrificing […]

Of Texas Absinthe

AUSTIN, TX — Absinthe in Texas. It sounds like a band name. Absinthe is European! Okay, it doesn’t really have it’s true roots there, but that’s what it’s usually associated with. From Sarasota (Florida) Herald-Tribune: With a rich history dating back to the ancient Egyptians, absinthe gained most of its fame and infamy with French […]

(SEMI)-EXCLUSIVE — The Macallan Negroni

Monday, March 7, 2011 — The Macallan Negroni You know The Macallan. Sure you do. Purveyor of fine single-malt Speyside scotches. I’ve mentioned them before. Friend of the blog Cheri Loughlin (better known around the Interwebs as The Intoxicologist) has created two unique cocktails for The Macallan’s Masters of Photography competition. Here’s what’s pretty damn […]