Deep Purple


The acai has a taste very similar to blueberry, and the lemon boosts the sweeter lemonade flavors from the Cruzan.

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Lavender Shandy


We like the Leinenkugel’s Lemon Shandy as the base beer, because it swings a bit sweeter, but offers some really pleasant citrus bite. The lavender syrup adds a few extra layers, and the vodka strengthens the back end.

Bitters and Soda


It has been a long, long time since we’ve mixed up a mocktail for our daily update. However, the past several nights I’ve been snuggled up reading Brad Thomas Parsons’ outstanding history of aromatic bitters with wild visions of homemade bitters floating through our heads. And with us coming from a three-day weekend that is […]

REVIEW – Captain Morgan White


Captain Morgan’s foray into the world of white is an auspicious one to be sure, and will definitely give Bacardi a run for their money.

REVIEW – Few Single Barrel


Cocktails, 365 Rating: ★★★★☆

Worth a dram if only for the uniqueness of it. It stands apart, especially as a single malt American whiskey. It takes several times back to the draw for it to warm on you, but a lovely piece of Americana in liquid form.

REVIEW – FEW Barrel Gin


Cocktails, 365 Rating: ★★★★★

This is a well-balanced aged gin that can really open up to both newcomers and gin veterans alike. It mixes well, and is an excellent addition to a still-small section of the gin world.

North Shore


The North Shore similarly relies on the gin to stand up to the heavier flavors playing along.

REVIEW – FEW Standard Issue Gin


Cocktails, 365 Rating: ★★★★★

Between the sheer uniqueness of the base grains creating a creamier gin and the powerful wallop of the higher proof, this has quickly become one of our favorite Navy strength gins. It’s balanced, powerful, and beautiful.

REVIEW – FEW Bourbon Whiskey


Cocktails, 365 Rating: ★★★★☆ Definitely not the ideal bourbon to introduce a newcomer, but for a small batch American, it’s a bit of brilliance, if not wholly balanced.

American Scribbles


American Scribbles keeps the FEW American Gin front and center, and tempers some of the sweetness with the bitters and plays on the citrus bite with the orange liqueur.