Toasty Toboggan

March 11, 2012 (Day 348) — Toasty Toboggan This drink is taken from the Four Roses website, created by Ziggy the Wine Gal. 3 oz Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon 2 Tbsp Vermont Maple Syrup 2 Tbsp Clover Farmstead Organic Butter Hot Water Fresh Grated Nutmeg In a saucepan, heat 4 ounces of water, maple syrup […]

Wedding Day

March 10, 2012 (Day 347) — Wedding Day Today is my brother’s wedding day. That means I don’t have a lot of time for a post, but we can at least pay him some honor. Happy Wedding Day Paul and Shannon! 2 oz Four Roses Bourbon Yellow Label 1 oz PAMA Combine ingredients in a […]

The Pink Rose Manhattan

March 9, 2012 (Day 346) — The Pink Rose Manhattan Happy Birthday to my brother. 2 oz Four Roses Bourbon 4 drops dry vermouth .5 oz chardonnay Combine ingredients in a rocks glass filled with ice. Cheers! — Mark

Four Roses in a Row

March 8, 2012 (Day 345) — Four Roses in a Row One of the few terms I’m really familiar with, I’m not even sure what context it’s in, is “Pretty Maids All in a Row.” In fact, I know it from Shawshank Redemption. Because I’m a nerd. Ah, well. 2 oz Four Roses Yellow Label […]

Rose Apple

March 7, 2012 (Day 344) — Rose Apple Now, granted it’s way past fall. And even past winter and fall weather, actually. But delicious is delicious. 2 oz Four Roses Yellow Label Bourbon 1.5 caramel apple liqueur Combine ingredients in a rocks glass filled with ice. Stir. Cheers! — Mark  


March 6, 2012 (Day 343) — Williamsburg While on the east coast for my brother’s bachelor party, we spent some time in NYC. Which we love, by the way. While there, we also spent some time at a super-hip hotel in Brooklyn near Williamsburg in Fort Greene. Now, my little understanding of Brooklyn happens to […]

Perfect Manhattan

March 5, 2012 (Day 342) — Perfect Manhattan Perfect doesn’t really describe how well it’s made (although it could be). Rather a Perfect Manhattan uses both sweet and dry vermouths. 2.5 oz Four Roses Yellow Label Bourbon .5 oz dry vermouth .5 oz sweet vermouth Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice, shake […]

FEATURED BEST BUY BOOZE: Four Roses Yellow Label Bourbon

March 5, 2012 — Four Roses Yellow Label Bourbon Over the next several weeks we’re going to be focusing on whiskies. Why, you may ask? Well, we’re heading in to prime barbecuing weather and whiskey (or whisky) is a must-have while tending the flames of deliciousness. This week, we’re turning our eyes to Four Roses […]

The PAMA Cocktail

March 4, 2012 (Day 341) — The PAMA Cocktail We’re taking a step back and making another simple concoction, this time we’re playing off the sourness of the PAMA. 2 oz PAMA 2 oz gin 2 oz grapefruit juice Cheers! — Mark  

PAMA Cosmo

March 3, 2012 (Day 340) — PAMA Cosmo This is obviously just a takeoff of the classic cocktail that was made famous by the braying faces of Sex in the City. I’ve honestly tried to watch it with my wife, but the voices eventually just turn into the adults from Charlie Brown. 1 oz PAMA […]