ORIGINAL — Creamed Limes


September 15, 2011 (Day 170) — Creamed Limes In honor of the very much welcome dip in temperatures, we’ll be breaking out the heavier, creamier drinks. If you’re still getting roasted where you are, not to fret. We’ll come back with some heat-beaters later on in the week. Until then, we’ll straddle that line with […]

Absolut Vanilia Alexander


August 31, 2011 (Day 155) — Absolut Alexander We’re taking it down a notch tonight. *starts playing horrible Jack Johnson covers* Absolut Vanilia Alexander 1 oz Absolut Vanilia Vodka 1 oz creme de cacao 1 oz cream Shaved chocolate for garnish Combine the ingredients except the shaved chocolate in a cocktail shaker filled with crushed […]

ORIGINAL — Orxata


August 10, 2011 (Day 135) — Orxata Orxata is another pronunciation of horchata. In fact, it’s the root word. Linguistics are fun! Orxata 2 oz RumChata 1 oz creme de cacao .5 oz bourbon Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake for at least 30 seconds, strain into a chilled cocktail glas. Garnish with a dash of […]

ChocoNanners


April 7, 2011 (Day 11) — ChocoNanners Yeah, it’s an offensive name. Or sounds like something someone who’s been repeatedly hit on the head would come with it. Yet, I’m comfortable with that. This is a little bit of a chocolate dessert treat that was especially created for my lovely wife Jenn, who will be […]

Seattle Manhattan


January 24, 2011 (Day 359) — Seattle Manhattan What’s coffee known for besides trust-fund hippies who can afford to not have a job and complain about “those corporations, man?” Okay, besides that and hipsters and crusty facial hair? Coffee of course! This recipe from the master mixologists at Jim Beam created this sweet and powerful […]

Obsession


January 9, 2010 (Day 344) — Obsession Obsession. It’s a dangerous thing. The other evening, whilst perusing our favorite local liquor store for new liquors. Probably the coolest thing about this project has been the ability to try all sorts of new liqueurs. Jenn tends to be the cream liqueur drinker between the two of us so […]

Bourbon Ball Manhattan


January 8, 2010 (Day 343) — Bourbon Ball Manhattan Take a look right above these words. Look at what day number it is. We really are winding down. What a long, strange trip it’s been. As a “Congratulations on finishing without dying,” my wife bought me a bottle of Woodford Reserve bourbon that came with two complimentary […]

Monk’s Coffee


December 26, 2010 (Day 330) — Monk’s Coffee Merry Day After Christmas, everyone! Here’s hoping you each had a wonderful time with family and friends, no matter what your creed may be.  While I got everything I could have really asked for for this Christmas, more than anything it was wonderful to sit down with […]

Candy Cane


December 24, 2010 (Day 328) — Candy Cane It’s Christmas Eve! Tonight, you will be visited by three spirits! If you’re anything like me (and let’s face it, if you’re reading the Website by a guy who creates a new drink a day, you probably are) then you don’t really have candy canes hanging from […]

Holiday Hopper


December 22, 2010 (Day 326) — Holiday Hopper It wasn’t too long ago that I actually finally busted my Mudslide cherry and made the drink that makes sorority girls famous (for all the wrong reasons). So, let’s play around with that forumla and create something unique for the holidays. Holiday Hopper 1 oz Midori melon […]