There are few drinks that taste better than a fortifying and warming rye cocktail on a blustery March evening. Yes, I mean the Manhattan. But what if the Manhattan is out because nobody can make one properly (too little vermouth, not enough bitters)? Here comes the Rob Roy, a drink we’ve heard, but don’t know […]Read more "The Rob Roy"
“Bartender, I would like to have sex on the beach please”. Who says this? This might lead to some of the most awkward conversations you may have with a bartender… This being said, the drink is ok for anyone with a sweet tooth. The only real problem with this cocktail is the name. If I’m […]Read more "THE SEX ON THE BEACH"
Do you have a cat? If you do have one of these obnoxious creatures around, you’ve certainly sat and watched your cat slowly, determinedly push something off a table and onto the floor. Cats have a well-known tendency to do everything from lying on top of your laptop every time you want to get work […]Read more "The Kitty Killer"
Oops, I did it again, didn’t I? Want a cocktail reminiscent of a time of cigar smoking and fedoras, smoke crammed lounges with a blues singing singer and gangsters sitting at close by tables? The Godfather cocktail epitomizes elegance and as such it has never gone totally out of fashion, but it’s taking part in […]Read more "The Godfather"
Booze, meet ice cream! Here’s a cocktail that definitely belongs to the “too sweet” or “guilty pleasure” category of cocktails: a glorified milkshake that substitutes ice cream for regular cream. However, if you ask many cocktail aficionados about the Grasshopper, they’re likely to get nostalgic. It’s an old classic that’s very simple. Mint and chocolate […]Read more "The Grasshopper"
Do you love bacon? Does someone you love loves bacon? You, bacon lovers out there – you know who you are! – this one’s for you: you already know how to enjoy this smokey fatty goddess for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You’ve already discovered bacon toothpaste, bacon dental floss, bacon popcorn, bacon jellybeans, bacon lollipops, […]Read more "The Bacon Me Angry"
I like to mix drinks at home and I do it for many reasons: first, it’s cheaper than drinking out. Second, it’s fun to mix my own drinks at home. Third, it’s even more fun to mix drinks for other people at home! As the self-respecting drinker and home drink-maker that I am, I have […]Read more "The Home Booze Academy"