Cocktail Recipe – Fall Fig & Maple by Linnea Johansson
November 24, 2011 – 5:29 pm | No Comment

As the head of the MixPourSip.com booze publishing empire, I frequently receive letters and emails from booze marketing firms offering cocktail recipe suggestions that show off their clients ware in a positive light.  Up to …

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Week In Cocktails – January 8, 2012
January 8, 2012 – 8:20 pm | No Comment
Week In Cocktails – January 8, 2012

At last, the infamous Week In Cocktails makes its triumphant return.  The WIC took months off to find itself, even dated Julia Roberts in India for a short while, but now is back in full …

Cocktail Recipe – The Gilded Lilly from The Alembic, San Francisco, CA
July 23, 2011 – 8:10 pm | One Comment
Cocktail Recipe – The Gilded Lilly from The Alembic, San Francisco, CA

There are moments for when a liquid slap in the face is preferable or even required.  Then there are those wherein a quaff of sophistication is what is called for.  It is in this hour …

You Don’t Get It, You’re Not That Cool, Now Leave My Bar
July 4, 2011 – 10:19 pm | One Comment
You Don’t Get It, You’re Not That Cool, Now Leave My Bar

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The craft cocktail world has been under assault of late. Its detractors have been busy grabbing online territory taking umbrage to a slew of its characteristics ranging from accusations of trying to hard …

Homemade Chartreuse Style Liqueur
June 26, 2011 – 9:27 pm | 2 Comments
Homemade Chartreuse Style Liqueur

 
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As my booze journeys have evolved it has become apparent that I have become a fan of the liqueur known as Chartreuse and specifically, Green Chartreuse.  It occupies a position of bombast at the bar with …

Interview – Journalist and Blogger Camper English
May 26, 2011 – 12:17 pm | 4 Comments
Interview – Journalist and Blogger Camper English

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Camper English is a journalist and blogger who is well known among the denizens of the Internet Boozisphere.  His formula for success lay in his combination of intellectual curiosity and general good …

Cocktail Menu – Blackbird Bar San Francisco
May 22, 2011 – 8:40 pm | No Comment
Cocktail Menu – Blackbird Bar San Francisco

Everyone has their criteria for what qualities define a good bar.  I am no different except that I am open to a wide range of what “good” can mean.  I can appreciate and enjoy a wide …

A Cocktail Recipe For Judgement Day – The Last Plane Out Cocktail
May 17, 2011 – 4:01 pm | No Comment
A Cocktail Recipe For Judgement Day – The Last Plane Out Cocktail

As you may have heard, the world as we know it comes to an end on May 21, 2011 at 6 pm.  In other words, in four days, no more us.   So run up …

Rebuttal to Deming, Against Mixology
May 17, 2011 – 2:10 pm | No Comment
Rebuttal to Deming, Against Mixology

In the Winter 2011 issue of the 3 Penny Review, children’s book author, Golden Gloves boxing champion and gin Martini drinker Sarah Deming takes issue with the word “mixology” and with mixologists themselves. In …

Cigar Review – Por Larrañaga Magnifico
April 28, 2011 – 6:00 am | 2 Comments
Cigar Review – Por Larrañaga Magnifico

This cigar review re-post comes to us courtesy of the fine folks at SmokingStogie.com.
Just like in Highlander, there can be only one. And that one could very well be the Por Larrañaga Magnifico.
It has been …

Coming Soon – Ron de Jeremy 7 Year Old Dark Rum
April 20, 2011 – 6:00 am | One Comment
Coming Soon – Ron de Jeremy 7 Year Old Dark Rum

This is just too good.  Panamanian Master Distiller Don Pancho Fernandez will soon be releasing the next in his successful line of celebrity-affiliated/inspired spirits.  This one is a seven year old Panamanian rum distilled, blended …