Episode #032 – Hair of the Dog – Hangover Cocktails and Cures

On this week’s episode, we talk about one of the more important strategies to the adventurous imbiber: how to recover when you’ve had too much. While hangovers can be avoided (don’t drink too much and make sure to hydrate before you reach a certain point), sometimes that doesn’t happen. So, we talk about how to ease the pain of your poor decisions.

What We’re Reading – Mezcal, Watermelon, & Ice Cream

Summer really is the time to get a party going, and we hope you’re making your guests something fresh, something complex, and something tasty. Hopefully all in the same glass. Here’s what we’ve been reading – it should give you a few ideas.

Episode #031 – Savory Cocktails

The types of flavors that build into a savory drink can go on-and-on. Ranging from the classic (a dirty Martini with olive juice, or a Gibson, a Martini with a cocktail onion) to the range of new infusions and combinations, savory cocktails run the gamut. What exactly makes a savory cocktail?

Episode #030 – Tequila Cocktails

Tequila has a public relations problem but tequila is actually not what most of us here in the United States know it to be. We talking about the different types of tequila and the many delicious cocktails you can make with it.

Ten Things Alex Just Won’t Do – Cocktail Edition

Jordan and Alex try not to be snobs, but there comes a point when something has just gotten out of hand. So I wanted to make a list of have things I just won’t do. Like Meatloaf. Here’s the top (bottom?) 10, in no particular order, because I didn’t want to think about them so much:

What We’re Reading – July 6th

If you’re an American, hopefully you had a great Independence Day on July 4th, and if you’re not American, you had a nice Monday on Monday, July 4th, anyway. Sometimes you need some reading for under a tree or during these lingering rain storms; thankfully, we’ve done the searching for you.

Episode #029 – Tiki Cocktails

Tiki. One word, so many images in your head when you hear it. Colorful drinks. Colorful shirts. Island décor. Here’s the start of your next island escape. *Coconut bra not included.

What We’re Reading – July 1, 2016

In this week’s edition, we’ve got some great articles for you on distinguished spirits with similar names, a rear view look at the bourbon boom, and then something involving spaghetti. So let’s get to it!

A Most Brief History of Tiki

Tiki, as a drinking culture, holds an interesting place in American history. And, to be sure, even with Polynesian-style décor and exotic-sounding names for drinks, Tiki is an American form.