The Great 40 Experiment – Colt 45

The first malt liquor we’re going to be testing out for the Great 40 Experiment has to be Colt 45. I mean, really, there’s no other options. As a kid raised on Billy Dee Williams, it only makes sense that the finest malt liquor to ever drop a fine ladies panties from 50 yards had […]

Bubbles and Blizzard

December 29, 2011 (Day 275) — Bubbles and Blizzard The Cocktails, 365 team is on the road the rest of this week, so these updates will be shorter and sweeter. Hello, Denver! We see you! Bubbles and Blizzard 2 oz Hpnotiq Champagne to top This is another recipe that appears on the Hpnotiq website. As […]

ORIGINAL — Antioxidant

December 27, 2011 (Day 273) — Antioxidant When you hear about food these days, it seems like it’s all free-radicals-this and antioxidants-that. It’s enough to make you want to go ahead and just take up a pack-a-day habit and start hammering down cheap beer until cirrhosis and cancer decides to just go ahead and take […]


December 26, 2011 (Day 272) — Snowflake This week we’re talking about the pastel-riffic liquor known as Hpnotiq. We’re still coming down from that post-Christmas high. Also known as Boxing Day. So you’re still catching up with family and friends, this is a great ice breaker that will be nice to sip over a nice […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

ORIGINAL — Sunburnt Penguin

December 15, 2011 (Day 261) — Sunburnt Penguin Earlier today we talked a little bit about the new holiday cocktails that Hpnotiq has rolled out to help you lovely ladies (and some gentlemen) get into the festive spirit. We figured we might give it a shot and slightly adjust the recipes that they gave us. […]

Purely Delicious

December 13, 2011 (Day 259) — Purely Delicious Creme de menthe, you cagey wench. You’re the menthol cigarette of the booze world. I’m not really sure what that means, other than to say that the use of creme de menthe can either make or completely destroy a cocktail. It’s all in how it’s used and […]

Apple Cobbler

November 17, 2011 (Day 233) — Apple Cobbler “But, Mark” I can hear you say “You were making cocktails with a pumpkin pie liqueur, how in the hellaciousness are you planning on making an apple-pie based pastry tasting cocktail.” Trust us. We’re doctors. Apple Cobbler 2 oz Fulton’s Harvest Pumpkin Pie Cream Liqueur .75 oz […]