Hunker Down


April 7, 2010 (Day 67) — Opal Martini Apparently the wind gods (Hail,Zephyrus!) read this blog and decided to up the ante with even more chilly winds from the north this evening. So, I had planned on making another coffee-based cocktail this evening. Then I took the dog out on a run. So now I’m […]

Midnight Snowstorm


February 06, 2010 (Day 7) — Midnight Snowstorm Sometimes, complexity is the enemy of the cocktail. If you have too many flavors lumped into one glass, you could face a confused boozehound. For example: Should I be focusing on the fruitiness of the gin? Or the overpowering taste of the syrup? Why is that muddled raspberry drowning […]