ORIGINAL — Black Saturday

December 10, 2011 (Day 256) — Black Saturday So we had always have Black Friday — that lovely time of the year where people behave like goddamned animals. We’re honoring you this Saturday, however. That’s right, we’re honoring you, Mister Sitting On His Ass On a Saturday. You have nowhere to be, and you have […]

ORIGINAL — Five Points

December 9, 2011 (Day 255) — Five Points Five Points (via Wikipedia): Five Points (or The Five Points) was a neighborhood in central lower Manhattan in New York City. The neighborhood was generally defined as being bound by Centre Street in the west, The Bowery in the east, Canal Street in the north and Park […]


December 8, 2011 (Day 254) — Shampagen Okay, some more nerd points for anyone who cab identify how tonight’s drink got its name. I take that back. No nerd points for you, because I’m giving it to you now. It’s Futurama. Shampagen 2 oz Evan Williams Bourbon (chilled) 1 sugar cube 3 dashes Angostura Bitters […]

ORIGINAL — Last Centurion

December 7, 2011 (Day 253) — Last Centurion Similar to what we made last night, the Last Roman is a bit heavier and headier as it were. It’s also named after Rory Williams from Doctor Who. Because we here at Cocktails, 365 are goddamned nerds. Last Centurion 3 oz Evan Williams Kentucky Straight Bourbon 1.5 […]

Chocolate L’Orange

December 6, 2011 (Day 252) — Chocoalte L’Orange We’re facing a cold snap at Cocktails, 365 HQ which means that we’re going to need something to warm us from the bones outwards. Now, we’ve done a lot of coffee-based cocktails. However, maybe you’re not a big fan of the rich black liquid. To you, I […]


December 5, 2011 (Day 251) — Haymarket Today is Repeal Day. On this day in 1933, the United States government finally decided that Prohibition, what some had called the “Nobel Experiment” was a failure. The streets were paved with marinated olives and ran clear with gin. Finally, you were able to drink legally again, not […]

FEATURED BEST BUY BOOZE: Evan Williams Kentucky Straight Bourbon

December 5, 2011 — Evan Williams Kentucky Straight Bourbon My bro David Bailey would be proud of this week’s featured best buy booze. You see, David is a bit of a cigar and whiskey aficionado. Evan Williams is one of his favorite best buy picks for cocktail mixing. Some history on the Evan Williams Kentucky […]

Honey Café

November 12, 2011 (Day 228) — Honey Café The whole writing down witty comments while drinking thing is still causing some stumbling and bumbling and blah. Maybe some coffee will help. Some coffee with booze. Booze bitches. Honey Café 2 oz Evan Williams Honey Reserve .5 oz half and half Hot, fresh coffee to top […]


November 10, 2011 (Day 226) — Honeysuckle The honeysuckle is a derp a herp a derp. Burdle durdle durp. That’s the short way to say that I’m suffering from severe writers block. The good news is that I’m not really suffering from mixologist’s block, so we can still create some delicious cocktails. Honeysuckle 2 oz […]


November 9, 2011 (Day 225) — Kanza Quick history lesson. Kansas (my home state and the home base of Cocktails, 365) is named after the Kanza indian tribe. This cocktail really has nothing to do with the Kanzas. Which is a shame, really, because it’s part of the state’s history. It just seemed like a […]