Episode #078- Vodka, Really?

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.

Episode #072 – Homemade Liqueurs and Cocktails to Make with Them

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.

Episode #070 – Beer and a Shot Combos

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.

Episode #068 – How to Host a Cocktail Party

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.

Episode #065 – Sherry Cocktails

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.

Episode #061 – Chartreuse Cocktails

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.