The Fourth Estate


January 20, 2011 (Day 355) — The Fourth Estate Was on the road for a little bit today for work, meeting some great people. I really do love my job. But, you always have to pay credence to your past. Being a former gumshoe journalist and eventual editor, there are some things about the journalism industry that […]

Ginger Cognac


January 19, 2011 (Day 354) — Ginger Cognac I’ve only got a little bit of my cognac left, so I figured this evening I’d finish off the bottle and make another cognac-based cocktail. Originally, I had planned to sync this evening’s drink with Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday. However, a long day at work and only […]

Late Night Nip


January 17, 2011 (Day 352) — Late Night Nip It’s a late night. You’ve had long, hard day at work and then a hard night of play. You need to unwind. Get some good music on the record player (or queued up on the iPod). Let your mind settle a bit, stop racing from the […]

Kentucky Peach Tree


January 16, 2011 (Day 351) — Kentucky Peach Tree This Sunday evening I spent going over lines for the upcoming show I’m in, and plunking out some mediocre tunes on my bass. It was a good weekend. A relaxing weekend. I really couldn’t think of anything better than to wrap up the weekend in a […]

Ragged Company


January 13, 2010 (Day 348) — Ragged Company There are some drinks that, by virtue of their names alone, conjure images. To me, tonight’s drink is one of them. Ragged Company is older drink from the south, featuring that lovely base spirit bourbon. So, naturally, seeing the location and the name I can’t help but […]

Vodka Stinger


January 6, 2011 (Day 341) — Vodka Stinger Hows about a classic cocktail this fine evening. Let’s have a Vodka Stinger. Vodka Stinger 2 oz vodka 1.5 oz white creme de menthe Combine your ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and serve. If you’re […]

Snowstorm Coffee


January 4, 2010 (Day 339) — Snowstorm Coffee Just in time for the weather to start warming up around southwest Kansas, I decided to make a warmer for the evening to get me perked up for an evening of complex character development set in Victorian England. Not only that, we all need a jolt of […]

Midnight


January 1, 2011 (Day 336) — Midnight Merry New Year! Did you stay up past midnight last night to welcome in the New Year? Need a little perk up after a long night of libations? If you sipped on this beast, you just might have. Midnight 2 oz Van Gogh Double Espresso Vodka 2 oz […]

New Year’s Promise


December 31, 2010 (Day 335) — New Year’s Promise Tonight is New Year’s Eve! Pull your loved one close and sip on this powerful, sweet and nicely balanced cocktail to welcome in 2011 (and the last month and couple days of Cocktails, 365 as well)! New Year’s Promise 2 oz Limoncello 1/4 oz orange liqueur […]

ORIGINAL — New Bounty


December 30, 2010 (Day 334) — New Bounty Only a few more days until the New Year! Another year full of promise, but also full of challenges. Fill your glass with this New Year’s Eve and drink in the tidings with great joy. New Bounty 2 sugar cubes Several dashes Angostura bitters 2 oz cranberry […]