Tempered Spirits

Homemade Cocktails — Experiments, Critiques & Travels

Applejack!

Right now, applejack is quite possibly my favorite spirit. Sure, I love sipping whiskey and trying out new gins, and cognac is great and I’m gradually warming to tequila, but … Continue reading

November 27, 2011 · 3 Comments

MxMo LXIII: Retro Redemption — The Alabama Slammer becomes the Frank Bama

There is a certain period of time that’s referred to as the “Dark Ages” of mixology…somewhere between the 1950s and the 1990s. Yes, certain pockets of resistance still existed during … Continue reading

November 20, 2011 · 2 Comments

Wilde Heart

Last month, Imbibe┬áran a piece on Irish Whiskey that caught my attention, namely because I hadn’t tasted or mixed with very many Irish whiskeys. If you’ve paged through a large … Continue reading

November 12, 2011 · 1 Comment

Cocktail Night III: Refreshing Rum Drinks

Time for the third cocktail night! This time around we’ll be mixing up rum drinks, most of them on the lighter side. Yes, I know it’s November, but down here … Continue reading

November 10, 2011 · 3 Comments

Original Drink: Juliet’s Autumn

What’s that? A cocktail contest, you say? Hmm… If you haven’t run across it yet, About.com has a fairly extensive cocktail cocktail site set up. Helmed by Colleen Graham, the … Continue reading

November 9, 2011 · 2 Comments
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