ORIGINAL — Aphrodisiac

October 26, 2011 (Day 211) — Aphrodisiac  Chugging along with shots this week. Hopefully this one will be a bit less offensive than last nights. (On more than one level, actually.) Aphrodisiac 1/2 part Monarch Butterscotch Schnapps 1/2 part Fireball Cinnamon Whisky Combine the the ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake briefly then […]


September 23, 2011 (Day 178) — Mead Pour a flagon of mead! But, what exactly is mead? From Wikipedia: Mead also called honey wine, is an alcoholic beverage that is produced by fermenting a solution of honey and water.It may also be produced by fermenting a solution of water and honey with grain mash; the […]

Leggy Redhead

July 25, 2011 (Day 119) — Leggy Redhead There’s something about redheads. Of course, blondes are pretty amazing too. However, because we’re using an orange-based liqueur, we’re going with redheads. And that’s okay with us. Leggy Redhead 1 oz Grand Monarch Orange Liqueur 2 oz Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey Dash of ginger ale Combine the ingredients […]

Wild Rose

July 24, 2011 (Day 118) — Wild Rose As the world-famous philosopher-poet Bret Michaels once sang: Wild Rose 1 dash grenadine syrup 2 dashes Peychaud’s bitters 2 oz Fireball Cinnamon Whisky Combine the ingredients in a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with a rose petal or two. It’s sweet, with a bite. Truly we […]

ORIGINAL — Tea Party

July 23, 2011 (Day 117) — Tea Party This is the good type of Tea Party.  Tea Party 3 oz Fireball Cinnamon Whisky 2 oz tea-infused vodka 4 oz club soda Combine all three ingredients in a brandy snifter filled with ice and swirl. Bright and smooth with a little bit of spice on the […]


July 21, 2011 (Day 115) — Firestone A take off on the classic Amaretto Stone Sour. Firestone 2 oz Fireball Cinnamon Whisky 2 oz sweet and sour mix 2 oz orange juice Combine the ingredients in a rocks glass filled with crushed ice. Cheers! — Mark

ORIGINAL — Flaming Gremlin

July 20, 2011 (Day 114) — Flaming Gremlin Hot. Brain. Melting. Dry. Death ray. It’s like… fat guy on a scooter, hot out. Let’s conjur up a drink that at least matches the heat visually. Flaming Gremlin 3 oz Fireball Cinnamon Whisky 2 oz grenadine Combine the ingredients in a mason jar filled with crushed […]


July 19, 2011 (Day 113) — Godson The Godfather is an excellent cocktail that mixes scotch with Amaretto to give you a brusque but sweet cocktail. This is a personal variation of the classic. Godson 2 oz Fireball Cinnamon Whisky 2 oz Blended Scotch 1 oz Amaretto Combine the ingredients in a rocks glass filled […]

ORIGINAL — Burning Passion

July 18, 2011 (Day 112) — Burning Passion Consider this drink a stretch-over from last week’s cocktail. We’re using last week’s featured booze to help bolster the power of the Fireball Whisky. It’s a way to dip your toes into the cinnamon whisky world. Because trust me, things are going to get more intense from […]

Dead Leaves

November 3, 2010 (Day 277) — Dead Leaves “Dead leaves and the dirty ground/when I know you’re not around/shiny tops and soda pops/when I hear your lips make a sound” — Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground by the White Stripes It’s officially fall! I’m going to have to go out and actually rake the […]