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I wrote about this cocktail earlier this summer, shortly after I discovered it. Now, thanks to my good friend Pete, it has a name. He sort of informed me that that’s what it was called, so I really didn’t have … Continue reading
First things first: The Cocktail I made a wonderful accidental discovery recently when making a Jack Rose. Ordinarily a Jack Rose is composed of: 1 1/2 ounce applejack 1/2 ounce lime juice 1/2 ounce grenadine Shaken, strained, garnished with lime … Continue reading
I generally loathe organ meats but once a year, on January 25th, I’ll have a glass of Scotch and a plate—or at least a nibble—of haggis and bashed neeps for Burns Night, a celebration of the life and poetry of … Continue reading
We happen to have a gigantic apple tree in our front yard. I’m pretty sure they’re not supposed to live as long—or grow as tall—as this one has. Because it probably hasn’t been pruned in 50 years, this tree is … Continue reading
I get a chance to explain some of the basics about absinthe and demonstrate serving methods. They did a great job at making me look like I knew what I was talking about, considering what they had to work with.