Summer is nipping at our heels and what better time to enjoy a tasty bourbon drink? The Blackberry Bourbon Smash: tangy from the lime juice, lightly sweet from the berries and maple syrup, and of course what’s better than bourbon? A splash of soda water completes the cocktail experience. BlackBerry Bourbon Smash ingredients: • Bourbon… Continue reading Blackberry Bourbon Smash
Cognac is a specific type of brandy produced from distilled white wine. l’eau de vie (the water of life) as coined by the French, who have a beautiful way of describing senses and feelings. The smooth spirit is the most famous variety of brandy and comes from the area in France where it is produced,… Continue reading National Cognac Day – June 4th
"Mint Julep" by Kenn Wilson is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 * 2 cups of water * 2 cups white sugar * 1/2 cup roughly chopped fresh mint leaves * 32 fluid ounces Kentucky bourbon * 8 sprigs fresh mint leaves for garnish Combine water, sugar and chopped mint leaves in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over… Continue reading National Mint Julep Day
http://forbittersorworse.libsyn.com/creativity-halloween-and-light-beers Halloween is just a couple short weeks away, which means we are in the midst of Holiday Season 2019, and we have a lot planned to share with you. We have been away for a while, while Melissa completed her Master's Degree in English, and had MCL surgery on her right knee. The two… Continue reading Podcast: Booze and Creativity, Halloween cocktails and Light Beer helping you lose weight.
After a bit of a hiatus, we're back and bringing you a summer cocktail recipe. This cocktail can be scaled up for a party and is also perfect for a quiet happy hour at home. Our cocktail today is The Bees Knees and it comes from lovelyindeed.com. This is an easy cocktail with just a… Continue reading Summer Cocktails
Let me be mad, then, by all means! Mad with the madness of Absinthe, the wildest, most luxurious madness in the world! Vive la folie! Vive l’amour! Vive l’animalisme! Vive le Diable!” ― Marie Corelli, Wormwood: A Drama of Paris March 5th is International Absinthe Day! The Green Fairy, as Absinthe is known worldwide, is one… Continue reading Happy Absinthe Day