Category Archives: Food

It Amused Me

Ok they’re crappy, and not really taking mixology that serious, but I was amused: First up there was a bunch of overlap, also how can you say “What is a Girl Drink” without being innately sexist. I could say that … Continue reading

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Friday Blog Dump

So we had a Squirrel Report that was Awesome! Also the Squirrel Report has RECIPES!! Today I made this, and it was just as easy and as good as it sounds! Also Ryan and I discussed 3D printing! So yeah … Continue reading

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Another REALLY cool drink

Man, this sounds and LOOKS awesome! I don’t think my wife would be happy with all the flame play in the kitchen, tho alcohol flames are fairly cool. Still did you notice he kept his gin in an ice well? … Continue reading

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Now This looks like a Cool Drink

Dunno if I’d invest in all the equipment, but man that looks neat!

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Tonight’s Drink: The Mai Tai

So here is a VERY interesting drink: the Mai Tai! Originally created by a Bartender for Trader Vic in 1944, and likely reverse engineered by many restaurants during the height of the Tiki Bar craze. Because of this there are … Continue reading

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Perfectly Illustrated

For those who didn’t believe me! And you can actually FEEL the difference between the two drinks when you drink them. I won’t lie, sometimes I LIKE that shaken feel specifically when it comes to a Manhattan. Furthermore I tend … Continue reading

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New Bartending Tecnique

I’ve seen this around, but never in an instructional format: Interesting. Note she talks about “Bruising the Gin”, I first only heard this term in James Bond novels, and like .32 ACP having great stopping power (and note in the … Continue reading

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Not ALL Pink Drinks Are Bad

Co Worker went to the Dominican Republic for a vacation, and she took a picture of one of the bar menus. The drink was called a “Fenix”, and the recipe called for Triple Sec, Chartreuse, Campari, orgeat, lime juice, and … Continue reading

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Cool Cocktail Video

Via Breda: The “years” is more the popularity of the drink rather than the year it was fist mixed, hence the Old Fashioned which got it’s name because it was one of the first drink mixes to sport the name … Continue reading

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Interesting Variation of the Daiquiri

I can’t remember if I said this here, but I don’t like to use simple syrup in cocktails because I see it as “empty calories”. It just makes the drink sweeter, it doesn’t add flavor or character. maybe if you … Continue reading

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