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 […]