August 23, 2011 (Day 147) — Roots The Roots are an awesome neo-soul band. This drink combines the group’s beautiful simplicity, but powerful impact. Roots 2 oz Blackmaker Root Beer Liqueur 2 oz root beer Combine ingredients in a rocks glass filled with crushed ice and serve. Strong, strong root beer flavor. Very smooth, with […]

Root Beer Float

August 22, 2011 (Day 146) — Root Beer Float Well, duh. The first drink we would make with Blackmaker would have to be a Root Beer Float. It’s a classic after all. Root Beer Float 1.5 oz whipped cream vodka 1.5 oz Blackmaker Root Beer Liqueur Club soda to top Combine the ingredients in a […]

Featured Best Buy Booze: Blackmaker Root Beer Liqueur

August 22, 2011 — Blackmaker Root Beer Liqueur The danger with “cola” flavored booze is that part of what makes soda amazing is the little bit of carbonation you get to get that sparkle. You remove that sparkle, and you’ve got a horrible, syrupy mess of crap. So therein lies the challenge of cola liqueurs. […]

The 10 Rules of the Bar

I know that I normally write these on Friday but I had one helluva weekend at the bar. Between that and three private events last week, Mr. Mixx was exhausted! But with all that work, I feel the need to revisit one of my older articles. There is a thing such as bar etiquette and […]

Quick Hit

August 21, 2011 (Day 145) — Quick Hit Quick Hit. Like a boss. Quick Hit 1 oz 03 Orange Liqueur 1 oz Hypnotiq Combine in a shot glass. Take that shot. Cheers! — Mark

ORIGINAL — Brute Strength

August 20, 2011 (Day 144) — Brute Strength Another brief one tonight. Brute Strength 1.5 oz 03 Orange Liqueur 1.5 oz Ke Ke Beach Key Lime Liqueur 2 oz tequila blanco Combine in a cocktail shaker, shake well, and then strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Beautifully Baha California. It has a pleasant mix of […]

Citrus Patch

August 19, 2011 (Day 144) — Citrus Patch Just going with the recipe tonight. Going to make sure we knock this little baby out of the park. Citrus Patch 2 oz citrus vodka 1 oz 03 Orange Liqueur Lemon-Lime Soda to top Combine ingredients in a highball filled with crushed ice. Serve. Cheers! — Mark


August 18. 2011 (Day 143) — Rumination To really think about something, you really need to ruminate on it. Rumination 2 oz chilled espresso 2 oz 03 Orange Liqueur 2 oz RumChata Combine the ingredients in a highball glass filled with crushed ice. Beautifully constructed. Heavy, but bright at the same time. Cheers! — Mark


August 17, 2011 (Day 142) — Hypnotizar This is  a take off on the classic Margarita. It’s the Margarita with a twist. Hypnotizar 2 oz tequila blanco 1.5 oz 03 Orange Liqueur 1 oz Hypnotiq Dash of agave syrup Juice from one lime Combine the ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with crushed ice. Shake […]


August 16, 2011 (Day 141) — Elixer We’re going to get a little bit heavier than last night. This is a take off on the classic champagne cocktail with bitters and sugar. Elixer 1 oz cherry brandy 1 oz 03 Orange Liqueur 1 sugar cube Angostura bitters Dry sparkling wine Place the sugar cube in […]