What’s up with that shake?

Shaking drinks. Shaking drinks. Shaking drinks. We all shake our drinks. As just as there are many cocktails so are there many kinds of shaking. I can not for one tell you how to shake. There’s a certain rhythm you find and a certain showmanship you develop with every pulverized cocktail inside a tin. Before…

Rum is for Drinking not Burning

Senses Fail reference aside, rum is for drinking. And this summer was full of a lot of rum drinking. Hashtag: RumForTheHills.  It was only last night that it came to mind that I missed a few riffs. One in particular. Rum Aviation. For this recipe I’m going to be using lime instead of lemon juice….

Hot or Cold? 

Cold brew. Everyone is on a cold brew kick. If you aren’t familiar with cold brew the concept is pretty easy to get on with. Starting with your favorite coffee or espresso or blend, you measure some out and stir it into chilled distilled water. You let it rest for a few hours and strain…

Theorectical and Conceptual

“Something Sour, Something Sweet, Something Strong and Something Weak and a Little Spice to make it Nice” The above axiom has always been a quick mnemonic device for creating a balanced drink. The layout is primarily used for creating punches but, it works equally as well for short drinks and long drinks. The larger problem…