Do you like vodka? No? Neither do we, but it is America’s most popular spirit (accounts for approximately one-third of all spirits sales by volume), so we felt obliged to finally talk about it on the show.
Negroni Week is a week-long celebration of a great cocktail and an effort to raise money for charities around the world. Learn more about this three-part classic and the many variations.
Homemade liqueurs can be an easy and inexpensive way to take your home bartending to an entirely new level. With just a few ingredients—the fresher, the better—sugar, and water, you can create ready-to-drink concoctions for your guests, or something more complex and interesting than just straight liquor for a bit more of an elaborate approach.
Beer and a shot go together as classically as peas and carrots, peanut butter and jelly, or lime and ginger. Even with a local, craft microbrew and an ounce of good Scotch, there is something quintessentially blue-collar about the combination of the two.
Love Girl Scout cookies? Love cocktails? This episode we bring two of our loves together as we talk Girl Scout cookie cocktails.
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Cocktails, like cooking, should be considered a domestic art, a skill for adult life with varied levels of interest and mastery. For the adventurous folks deciding to host and serve others the product of his skill and practice, this episode is for you.
Sherry is a fortified wine made from white grapes that are grown near the town of Jerez de la Frontera in Andalusia, Spain. It is also great for making cocktails.
Sazerac Cocktail is a quintessential New Orleans and Mardi Gras cocktail. Its origin is as near to the beginning of American cocktail …
No matter which hue you choose, this centuries-old liqueur can create more depth and complexity to your cocktails. Whether you are adding a dash to a classic cocktail or serving up a Chartreuse forward concoction, these flavors are worth exploring.
This is a show primarily about cocktails, so I’ll get to my recipes shortly, but before I do, I have to say that I think of the parties and social norms of Super Bowl celebrations requires any good host of these events to provide his or her guests with plenty of BEER. But, we have some ideas for cocktails too…