Tempered Spirits

Homemade Cocktails — Experiments, Critiques & Travels

MxMo LXXXII: Monsieur Lauer at the Lapin Agile

As you might well guess, the blog isn’t the only repository for my cocktail knowledge and experiments. Since the summer of 2010, I’ve kept a cocktail journal, of sorts: it … Continue reading

February 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

Original Drink: The Elder-Upper

If you didn’t know already, St. Germain, the makers of the impeccable elderflower liqueur, are holding a cocktail contest, their 5th Annual┬áCan-Can Classic. The challenge? Create an original drink using … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · 3 Comments

MxMo LXVI: Bein’ (Jacques-in-the-) Green

Yes, it is officially Autumn, and though the leaves are turning and there’s a slight chill in the air, things are still pretty green down here in Georgia. There’s the … Continue reading

October 14, 2012 · 4 Comments

Past Nights’ Drinks: Ding Ho & Bitter Mai Tai

While recovering from the Wisconsin trip, I have neglected the blog for about a week. What that means, of course, is that we’re behind on our cocktail cataloging! Wednesday night’s … Continue reading

July 23, 2011 · 2 Comments