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A Year in Drinks

2016 is officially behind us, so let’s take a peak in the rear view mirror and hand out some some awards (the Muddlees?  Still working on that one).  On to the winners.

Top Three Most Viewed Posts
#3 – It’s Pronounced Yah-grr (featuring the Jagroni) – Negroni variation with Becherovka
#2 – Build a Better Bar Part 1: Poppin’ Bottles (featuring the Training Wheels) – A great intro to Aperol

And the most viewed post is…
#1The Ol’ Switcheroo (featuring the Half Windsor Knot) – This one actually makes me Continue reading “A Year in Drinks”


Mixology Monday CX Roundup – Vinegar


1 1/2 oz Brandy
3/4 oz Strawberry Shrub
1/2 oz Amaro Montenegro
1/4 oz St. Germain
Hopped Grapefruit Bitters <Bittermen’s>

Stir with ice, strain into rocks glass over ice.  Garnish with strawberry wheel.


It’s finally here, the Mixology Monday CX -Vinegar roundup (better late than never, amirite?).  It looks like this theme really sparked some creativity, as we had several people with multiple submissions this time around.  On to the drinks!

Continue reading “Mixology Monday CX Roundup – Vinegar”

Build a Better Bar Part 2: Through the Drinking Glass


Supersonic Parachute

3/4 oz Bourbon <Woodford Reserve>
3/4 oz Yellow Chartreuse
3/4 oz Benedictine
3/4 oz Lemon Juice

Shake with ice, strain into chilled cocktail glass, garnish with lemon twist


There are really only two things you need to know about glassware.  1) With just some cocktail glasses, rocks glasses, and Collins glasses, you can serve a wide variety of drinks in their preferred natural state.    2) You rarely need to pay full price for glassware.  Let me explain. Continue reading “Build a Better Bar Part 2: Through the Drinking Glass”

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