Gold Digger


December 23, 2011 (Day 269) — Gold Digger Rhyme this sentence — I ain’t sayin’ she’s a gold digga, but she ain’t messing with no broke… Is this a Christmas carol? Not really, but it is a very Christmassy flavored drink. Gold Digger 2 oz Goldschlager Cinnamon Schnapps 2 oz bourbon whiskey Combine ingredients in […]

Neo Fashioned


October 22, 2011 (Day 207) — Neo Fashioned The Old Fashioned embodies how simple mixology can be some of the most complex and yield some of the best tasting cocktails out there. However, the cocktail does also show how there are many people out there who simply just don’t like strong, powerful drinks. Or rather, […]

ORIGINAL — Kentucky Harvest


October 21, 2011 (Day 206) — Kentucky Harvest After last night’s foray into the creepy and offensive, we’ve decided to take a step back and honor those out there pulling pumpkins out of the field in time for Halloween celebrations! Now, we’ve been hanging on to a bottle of Hiram Walker Pumpkin Spice liqueur for […]

ORIGINAL — Fetus in a Glass


October 20, 2011 (Day 205) — Fetus in a Glass We’re starting to dip our toes into the Halloween cocktails this week, featuring a new original with an offensive name from our executive editor, Jenn! We’re guessing she was inspired by recent episodes of “An American Horror Story,” considering the first episode boasts floating body […]

Manhattan


March 6, 2010 (Day 35) — Manhattan The old fashioned Manhattan is one of the very best. And that’s our drink for this beautiful Saturday night. 2 oz bourbon whiskey 1/2 oz sweet vermouth 2-3 dashes Angostura bitters maraschino cherry for garnish Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with glass and stir well. […]

Beam Scream


February 20, 2010 (Day 21) — Beam Scream So, I’m gunning for “party” drinks on Saturdays. Why not? It’s Saturday! But since tonight I’m going to the local chamber of commerce banquet, I’ll make it short.  Both the drink, and the post. Now that I’ve got my hands on some Hot Damn! let’s try our […]

Buster Brown


February 18, 2010 (Day 19) — Buster Brown Two Christmases ago, my brother Paul bought Jenn and I a book called “The Art of the Bar: Cocktails Inspired by the Classics.” There are some recipes in there that, due to our location in the boonies, we’ll probably never be able to try (without mail-order that […]

Snowshoe Grog


February 16, 2010 (Day 17) — Snowshoe Grog Hey kids! Mr. Nomenclature here, with your new word of the day! Today’s super-fantastic-wonderful word: Grog! From Wikipedia. (And if you can’t trust Wikipedia, who can you trust?!) The word grog refers to a variety of alcoholic beverages. The word originally referred to a drink made with […]

President’s Day: The Reckoning


February 15, 2010 (Day 16) — President’s Day: The Reckoning Forget Valentine’s Day. Arbor Day? It’s a pansy. Christmas? New Years? Thanksgiving? They’ve got nothing on President’s Day. It’s the day when we honor zombie Lincoln and zombie Washington coming back from the dead to free the slaves from taxation without representation while offering universal […]

Beam Me Up


February 10, 2010 (Day 11) — Beam Me Up I’ve re-discovered the joys of bourbon after having taken a couple years hiatus from the drink. I’ve kind of stuck with scotch as of late, but with the start of my blog, it’s led me back to the drink that started my love affair for whiskey. […]