MxMo XLVI: Absinthe — The Atlantic

February 22, 2010

This month’s Mixology Monday is hosted by Sonja Kassebaum over at Thinking of Drinking. In addition to running a fine boutique distillery, North Shore, with her husband, Sonja is one of the nicest people you’ll ever meet. This month she’s chosen the topic that’s near and dear to my heart: The topic for February is […]

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Cocktail Fail Tale: the Broadway Smile

November 17, 2008

Searching for more drinks to make with my Swedish punsch, I found yet another entry in Erik Ellestad’s ongoing stomp through the Savoy. This one is the Broadway Smile. Broadway Smile Cocktail 1/3 créme de cassis (Briottet) 1/3 Swedish punsch (homemade) 1/3 Cointreau Use liqueur glass and pour carefully so that ingredients do not mix. […]

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Bluecoat Gin and the Corpse Reviver No. 2a

September 19, 2008

It’s definitely a fun time to be a gin lover in the US. Several distillers across the country are producing new, exciting gins. I’ve tried most of the West Coast contenders, but my latest acquisition comes to us from Philadelphia: Bluecoat American Dry Gin. The distiller tells us they use a handmade copper pot still, […]

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If I Could Only Have 10 Bottles

August 21, 2008

Over at Kaiser Penguin, Rick has posed a challenging question: If you could only have 10 bottles of alcohol, what would they be? You have to name brands, and you must include vermouths if you want them. They are, at least, infinitely replenishable. I tried to focus on my favorite cocktails, and favorite categories of […]

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MxMo: Limit One — Mahjongg Cocktail

March 16, 2008

Upon reading the theme for this Mixology Monday, I drew a blank. The only recipe I know well that fit the bill was the Mai Tai, which I really love to make. But it seems like MxMo should be an encouragement to try something new, and I certainly didn’t want to fall into the newbie […]

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