Ultimate Amaretto Stone Sour

February 24, 2012 (Day 332) — Ultimate Amaretto Stone Sour There are some things that overused in the modern lexicon. One of them happens to be “ultimate.” We stand by THIS ultimate, however. 2 oz Gozio Amaretto 2 oz vodka 2 oz sweet and sour mix 2 oz orange juice Combine all the ingredients in […]


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

Lynchburg Lemonade

January 28, 2011 (Day 363) — Lynchburg Lemonade If you swung by to jaw a bit earlier today, you would have seen my more in-depth review of the Most Wanted Pioneer Whiskey, an interesting little whiskey concoction from the other side of my fair state. For those who missed it, or won’t go back and take a […]

360 Lemon Cola

November 14, 2010 (Day 288) — 360 Lemon Cola Remember a couple weeks (months?) ago, Jenn and I sat down and reviewed the entire line of 360 Vodka flavored vodkas? Well, at the time I had said I was going to make drinks with each and every one of those. The problem is, a lot […]


October 19, 2010 (Day 262) — Hauntini Halloween is my favorite holiday. Hands down. Ever since I was a little kid I loved Halloween. Being able to dress up in costumers, pretend you’re someone else for just a little bit of time. Not to mention candy. My parents never kept candy in the house, so […]

Bottle Cap

October 15, 2010 (Day 258) — Bottle Cap So, I’m heading down the theater again tonight (this time to watch the show with my parents), so it will be a short update this evening. I’ve been eager to play round with root beer schnapps for quite a while now. I’m a fan of root beer, […]

Amaretto Stone Sour

September 19, 2010 (Day 232) — Amaretto Stone Sour As one might recall, my last attempt at an Amaretto Sour wasn’t exactly big a favorite of ours. I felt like the drink was off-kilter, and didn’t strike the perfect balance between sweet and sour. I was assured over and over by some fellow cocktaileers that […]

Venue Martini

September 14, 2010 (Day 227) — Venue Martini Happy Tuesday, everyone! So, last night we indulged in a little microbrewery action. Tonight, let’s take it down a notch. Make it a little smoother. Just a bit more… smooth. Right across from my hotel in Kearney, NE there’s a little joint called Venue, tucked alongside the […]


September 13, 2010 (Day 226) — Thunderpunch Oh, Nebraska… We meet once again. It’s not been so long since I’ve seen your rolling hills of corn. Now, your stalks have turned brown as harvest nears, the beans are soon to the harvest, and the sorghum fields have a rich red color, casting beautiful shadows across […]

Lemon Bourbon Press

July 14, 2010 (Day 165) — Lemon Bourbon Press I’m dying for some bourbon, but it’s still insanely humid here, do something light and refreshing too. There are a lot of citrus bourbon press’ out there, so why not try something a little bit bright, but dark? Lemon Bourbon Press 2 oz bourbon .5 oz […]