Mind Eraser


November 5, 2011 (Day 221) — Mind Eraser There’s an excellent rock song by Them Crooked Vultures called “Mind Eraser, No Chaser.” And truthfully, that’s all I had going through my mind while mixing this little bastard. Because truthfully, there’s not many other things you can do to create this kind of drink that will […]

ORIGINAL — E’Sprit de Novembre


November 4, 2011 (Day 220) — E’Sprit de Novembre We bid a fond adieu to  summer last night. Well, perhaps not for good. But it’s most definitely fall now. Jackets are on and hockey season is well underway. There’s a feeling in the air that just smacks of autumn. E’Sprit de Novembre 2 oz Burnett’s Citrus Vodka […]

Pink Limeade


November 3, 2011 (Day 219) — Pink Limeade We told you that the snow would be gone by today. In fact, not only is the snow gone, the temps have picked back up and are heading back into fall territory. Fall territory for western Kansas is a lot like spring and summer temps in other areas […]

A Taste of Winter


November 2, 2011 (Day 218) — A Taste of Winter Snow hit tonight. It hit hard and in waves. But this is November in Kansas. That means that it will all be melted by tomorrow. Truthfully, this evening was nothing but A Taste of Winter 2 oz Burnett’s Citrus Vodka 1 oz cherry brandy 1 […]

Citrus Patch

August 19, 2011 (Day 144) — Citrus Patch Just going with the recipe tonight. Going to make sure we knock this little baby out of the park. Citrus Patch 2 oz citrus vodka 1 oz 03 Orange Liqueur Lemon-Lime Soda to top Combine ingredients in a highball filled with crushed ice. Serve. Cheers! — Mark

ORIGINAL — Ectoplasm


August 3, 2011 (Day 128) — Ectoplasm So what exactly is ectoplasm? Ectoplasm: Noun: 1. Biology . the outer portion of the cytoplasm of a cell. Compare endoplasm. 2. Spiritualism . the supposed emanation from the body of a medium. We’re going with the more… spiritual version for this drink, shall we say? Now, this […]

Key Lime Martini #2


August 2, 2011 (Day 127) — Key Lime Martini #2 This is the one that goes without saying. I mean seriously. It’s a key lime liqueur. You knew this one was going to happen. And it was going to happen all of this bitch. Key Lime Martini#2 2 oz Ke Ke Beach Key Lime Liqueur […]

Sparkling Tropics

Damn, now I'm hungry again.

January 15, 2011 (Day 350) — Sparkling Tropics For those of you who have been too timid to dip your toes into the infused vodka game, I cannot encourage you enough to try your hand at it. You’ll really be surprised what you come up with. This drink is based off a bottle of Double-Citrus […]

Summer Swinger


November 9, 2010 (Day 283) — Summer Swinger Ahh, on to my second (third, fourth, seventh?) stop this week — West Point, NE. So, I make a stop at the Roadhouse Lounge. A place where locals are known to hang out, it’s a bit slow on a Tuesday night. The man behind the bar tells […]

Johnny Tsunami (Feat. 111 Ultra Lounge)

Even in a college town, a Wednesday is a lonely night downtown.

September 29, 2010 (Day 242) — Johnny Tsunami Still in Salina, for now, so that means we’re taking another trip downtown to find a local spot to meet some good people, relax a little bit and learn about some unique local flavors. My quest was to find something a little more low key that last […]