ORIGINAL — Milky Way

June 8, 2011 (Day 72) — Milky Way We’re taking the decadence of the previous nights and ramping it up just in time for Hump Day. Tonight, we make a Cocktails, 365 original — the Milky Way Milky Way 3 oz Sobieski Karamel Vodka 2 oz heavy cream .25 oz simple syrup .25 oz chocolate […]

Karamel Mochiatto

June 6, 2011 (Day 70) — Karamel Mochiatto The comedian Hal Sparks once made the point that anyone drinking anything other than black coffee at Starbucks wasn’t actually drinking coffee. They were drinking a milk shake. I’d say that’s pretty accurate. But they’re damn tasty milkshakes that give you lots of energy to do stupid […]

Rock n’ Rolla

May 24, 2011 (Day 57) — Rock n’ Rolla What is Rock n’ Rolla? It’s rock and roll, ya tool. Rock n’ Rolla 2 oz Spiced Jack No. 94 Dash coconut rum Cola to top Combine the ingredients in a rocks glass filled with crushed ice, stir well and serve. You’ll notice that this drink […]

The 008

May 22, 2011 (Day 55) — The 008 No one’s ever heard of Agent 008 — James Bond’s less fortunate super spy brother. Consider this the wusses version of a James Bond cocktail. It tastes good, but you’re not winning any manliness competitions by drinking it. The 008 2 oz Burnett’s Orange Cream Vodka 4 […]


May 21, 2011 (Day 54) — Mayday I know that May 21 isn’t technically Mayday. But it’s my wife’s birthday, and everything in our household usually circles around her birthday in May, like some blonde immovable object. Today’s drink is take off of a drink I made last year that became a summer staple — […]


May 20, 2011 (Day 53) — Darkside I was a Star Wars nerd growing up. Not that that’s really surprising to.. well.. anyone. That kid in the middle had long days of nerddom ahead. So naturally when I came across a cocktail called the Darkside I knew it had to include a lightsaber as garnish. […]

Mandarin Metropolitan

May 19, 2011 (Day 52) — Mandarin Metropolitan The Metropolitan cocktail is a lot like a Cosmopolitan. It can easily be pigeon-holed as a ladies drink, but can actually be tasty enough for guys if it’s mixed properly. The addition of the Orange Cream vodka can push this drink over the edge into syrup if […]

ORIGINAL — Bowling Green

April 12, 20110 (Day 16) — Bowling Green Ahhh, Bowling Green Park. From Wikipedia: Bowling Green is a small public park in Lower Manhattan at the foot of Broadway next to the site of the original Dutch fort of New Amsterdam. Built in 1733, originally including a bowling green, it is the oldest public park […]


April 11, 2011 (Day 15) — L.E.S. This week our featured Best-Buy-Booze is none other than New Amsterdam Gin. With a standard bottle at $17 average cost, it falls well within our $25 a bottle price limit. From the New Amsterdam web site: Steeped in history, New Amsterdam Gin is the modern expression of a […]

Black and Blue

April 6, 2011 (Day 10) — Black & Blue Something a little sweet this evening? Something that looks a bit like a bruise. Or K-State Wildcat. Either way, it’s purple, suffice it to say. A color that NO ONE likes! Black & Blue 2 oz Boru Vodka 1 oz blue curacao 1 oz cranberry juice […]