Classic Cocktails with a Twist: The Whiskey Sour

standard February 25, 2016 Leave a response

One of the best things about classic cocktails is their basic simplicity. For all the complexities, experiments and outright abuse that modern mixologists may put them through, these simple drinks still have a wonderful balance and depth of flavor. But better yet, classic cocktails are incredibly versatile and in this post I’m going to show you how to make a Whiskey Sour and its delicious cousin the Ginger Tea Sour.… Read More ...

Hump Day Happy Hour: The Boulevardier

standard February 26, 2015 2 responses


I have been FIRING back the Moscow Mule’s lately. The ginger beer warms my insides on these frigid Mid-Atlantic nights. I would actually be writing this post on this wonderful elixir, but alas, I’ve been doing it all wrong. Turns out you are supposed to drink these bad boys in copper mugs, which I do not own.… Read More ...

Hump Day Happy Hour: The Hot Toddy

standard January 22, 2015 Leave a response

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Good Evening, friends.

Cutting right to the chase here tonight. My whole house is sick. Wife. Kids. Me. Even my fellow Cocktail Novice, Bill, is down with the sickness (although not in my house).

In honor of my home becoming a sick ward, tonight’s Hump Day Happy Hour is a time-tested cure-all: The Hot Toddy.… Read More ...