Category: Cocktails

Cinco de Laphroiag

Cocktail Review – Cinco de Laphroaig

Hola, mi Amigos! Today is Cinco de Mayo. Up until five minutes ago, I was convinced that Cinco de Mayo was the Mexican equivalent of the Fourth of July, i.e. Mexican Independence Day, but after a quick Google search, I learned that I was wrong. Mexican Independence Day […]

The Wedding Slinger

Cocktail Fail – The Wedding Slinger

A couple of weeks ago, we received two sample bottles of Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer. Since I already reviewed this grown-up soda, I decided that I’d try it in a cocktail. The obvious cocktail choice would have been a Dark’N’Stormy or a Moscow Mule, but I decided to […]

Bartending Toold 2

Tippling Tuesday Cocktail Recipes

As Limpd has noted in numerous posts, I occasionally like to dabble in a bit of cocktail making, and as you can see in the above photo, I’ve managed to accumulate a few cocktail making tools and tinctures. Although it’s kind of a pain to play bartender on a regular […]

Corsair Distillery - 18

A Visit to Nashville’s Corsair Brewstillery

Summer Vacation 2015. Another trip to Maine? No! Six days in Gatlinburg, TN plus one day in Nashville… The majority of our time in Gatlinburg was spent exploring Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Zip-lining. Hiking. Driving around. Riding the rides at Dollywood. Watching the sunset from our cabin’s […]

Knob Creek Old Fashioned

To Cocktail, or Not to Cocktail

My boy G-LO is a big fan of the cocktail, and on those rare occasions when he’s motivated enough to don his bartender’s cap, he’ll expend a great deal of effort to throw together a respectable and representable version of whatever cocktail he’s been inspired to make. I […]