September 25, 2011 (Day 180) — Tijuana Tijuana — the Mexican town that has always been ubiquitous with moral depravity and drunk tourists catching the donkey show. And if you don’t know what a donkey show is, do yourself a favor and don’t Google it. Trust us. It’s that same depravity that leads many a […]

Unbearable Lightness

September 24, 2011 (Day 179) — Unbearable Lightness How about something a bit…. lighter. Unbearable Lightness 2 oz Korbel Brandy Juice from one half a meyer lemon Dash of agave syrup 4 leaves fresh mint Place the mint leaves at the bottom of a rocks glass and muddle with the lemon juice and agave syrup. […]


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 […]

Breaking Brandy

September 22, 2011 (Day 177) — Breaking Brandy Brandy by its very nature can be a tough liquor to harness. However, once you realize the qualities of it, any entire new world of possibilities opens up, and it becomes an incredibly versatile spirit to mix with. Breaking Brandy takes the burnt wine flavor and takes […]


September 21, 2011 (Day 176) — Alchemist Alchemist (noun) — A person who is versed in or practices alchemy. Alchemy (noun) — 1. a form of chemistry and speculative philosophy practiced in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance and concerned principally with discovering methods for transmuting baser metals into gold and with finding a universal […]

Turning Leaf Cider

September 20, 2011 (Day 175) — Turning Leaf Cider As the leaves start turning, so do our thoughts to the upcoming season. After some miserably hot days this summer, it will be nice to be a bit chilled. Get that same brisk fall air in your drink. So, it only seems fitting to honor the […]

ORIGINAL — Honey Patch

September 19, 2011 (Day 174) — Honey Patch It’s Monday. You head down to the bar. You need something strong to help wash the day off your shoulders, but you don’t want something too bitter. After all, you haven’t hit the bitter office work portion of your week yet. That tends to come around Thursday […]