ORIGINAL — Myrrh


December 22, 2011 (Day 268) — Myrrh So, what exactly IS myrrh? From Wikipedia: Myrrh (pronounced /ˈmɜr/) is the aromatic oleoresin of a number of small, thorny tree species of the genus Commiphora, which grow in dry, stony soil. An oleoresin is a natural blend of an essential oil and a resin. Myrrh resin is a natural gum. When a tree wound penetrates through the bark and […]

Christmas in the Isles


December 21, 2011 (Day 267) — Christmas in the Isles So, it looks like we may actually be having a white Christmas for the first time in several years. This is pretty awesome, as it’s sometimes hard to get into the Christmas spirit when it’s 60 degrees out and sunny. But, the winds ands snow […]

Yukon Cornelius


December 20, 2011 (Day 266) — Yukon Cornelius Everyone knows Yukon Cornelius. He’s the insane prospector from the classic Rankin-Bass Rudolph special. Total. Insanity. The man had an obsession with silver and gold. We can at least help out with part of that tonight. Yukon Cornelius 2 oz Goldschlager Cinnamon Schnapps 2 oz Canadian whisky […]

Sheer Cherry


December 19, 2011 (Day 265) — Sheer Cherry It’s Christmas week! For all of our non-religious or differently religious followers, we do hope you’ll stick around. Even if you don’t celebrate this (or any) holidays, these are still some great cocktails for you to enjoy in the cold, snowy weather. All are welcome here. Considering […]

FEATURED BEST BUY BOOZE: Goldschläger


December 19, 2011 — Goldschläger Novelty booze has its place in every bar. They can create a sense of fun that standard liquors can’t. For perspective, I think of the boozy whipped cream that saw a boost in popularity this past summer. They were all awkward sexual encounters just waiting to happen. One I’ve always […]

Finlandia Announces Vodka Cup US Finalists


December 19, 2011 — Finlandia Vodka Cup US Finalists The Finlandia Vodka Cup is an annual cocktail competition that brings mixologists from across the globe for a chance to win bragging rights. Oh, and $25,000. That too. This year, 14 of the 20 people vying for finalist positions came from US mixologists. And we’ve got […]

ORIGINAL — Hoar Frost


December 18, 2011 (Day 264) — Hoar Frost You know it’s easy to tell that I’m part of the generation raised with Beavis and Butthead? While talking to my father about hoar frost I couldn’t stop giggling. Even as an adult and productive member of society, my sense of humor is on par with my 13-year-old. Yes. […]

ORIGINAL — Dominick


December 17, 2011 (Day 263) — Dominick If you haven’t already, we urge you to take the Moscow Mule out for a test drive. It’s one of the most refreshing cocktails you can ever have. So we’re going to make a leap and adjust this cocktail for the Holiday season. Now, you also have to […]

White Christmas No. 2


December 16, 2011 (Day 262) — White Christmas Everyone has their Christmas (or Holiday) traditions that they tend to be especially fond of. One of mine has always been A Charlie Brown Christmas. In fact, while in high school I had to work a Christmas Eve shift at the video store where I was employed. […]

Hpnotiq Reveals Winter Cocktails


December 15, 2011 Hpnotiq, purveyor of Girls’ Nights Out and pastel spirits, has released a new round of cocktails for the Holiday season. See the recipes, videos, and photo below. Snowflake Martini 2 oz Hpnotiq 1 oz St Germaine 1/2 oz Fresh lime juice Shake vigorously and pour into martini glass rimmed with coconut flakes. […]