Bourbon and Baker brings Mixology to the Little Apple


Don’t let the location fool you. Cocktail culture is alive and well in the Midwest. Just look as far as Bourbon and Baker in Manhattan, Kansas for proof.

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Learn about your food


The cocktail word is inexorably tied with the food industry. And as consumer attitudes gear more towards learning about where their food comes from, so swings the media, and so swings those of us in the cocktail world. We’re not usually big on pimping out magazines, but do yourself a favor and pick up a […]

Hendrick’s Gin Part Two: Orange Burst


This is actually a recipe straight from the Hendrick’s Curiostorium. 1.5 oz Hendrick’s Gin. .75 oz fresh orange juice a splash of Angostura bitters ginger ale soda water lemon wedge In a long glass combine the ingredients. Squeeze the wedge of lemon and drop it into the drink. Add ice. Top with equal parts ginger […]

Sagebrush


March 21, 2012 (Day 358) — Sagebrush Sagebrush is one of those words that always evokes images of the Wild West. It’s seriously doubtful that this drink would have been able to be made on the further most outposts. It’s still delicious. 2 oz Pendleton Canadian Whisky .5 oz triple sec .5 oz orange juice […]

Williamsburg


March 6, 2012 (Day 343) — Williamsburg While on the east coast for my brother’s bachelor party, we spent some time in NYC. Which we love, by the way. While there, we also spent some time at a super-hip hotel in Brooklyn near Williamsburg in Fort Greene. Now, my little understanding of Brooklyn happens to […]

PAMA Breeze


March 2, 2012 (Day 339) — PAMA Breeze With the weather cooperating and seeming to tease and early spring, we’ll focus on some lighter fare. 1 oz PAMA 1 oz white rum .5 oz fresh lime juice 1 tsp fine sugar Club soda to top Combine all the of the ingredients in a rocks glass […]

Sunburnt Canadian


February 28, 2012 (Day 336) — Sunburnt Canadian Sometimes simplicity is the necessity that leads to invention. 2 oz PAMA Ginger ale to top One large ice-cube Place the large ice-cube in a champagne flute. Top with the PAMA and ginger ale. Serve. Cheers! — Mark

Blushing Lady


February 27, 2012 (Day 335) — Blushing Lady We’re going to take some of PAMA’s suggested cocktails and make our own little adjustments to them. 2 oz vodka 1 oz PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur 1 oz tangerine juice Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake well, and then strain into a chilled martini glass. Cheers!  — […]

Gozio Martini


February 26, 2012 (Day 334) — Gozio Martini After some complex recipes, we’ll head back to some simpler recipes. At least until we get bored with simpler recipes. 2 oz Gozio Amaretto 2 oz vodka 1 dash Grand Monarch orange liqueur Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and then strain […]

Avalanche


February 25, 2012 (Day 333) — Avalanche Avalanche. Avalanche hockey! Wooo! 1 oz vodka 1 oz Gozio Amaretto .5 oz creme de cacao .5 oz creme de bananes 2 oz heavy cream Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and then strain into a highball glass filled with ice. Cheers! — […]