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Homemade Cocktails — Experiments, Critiques & Travels

MxMo CV: Brace Yourself — Le Restaurateur No. 2

      So…for the latest Mixology Monday, Doc Elliot has asked us to mix up a string of drinks to act as winter bracers — anything that will help us folks … Continue reading

January 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

Happy Birthday, Blog!

Tempered Spirits is officially one year old! Huzzah! Cue the music! The site has come a long way since the first post, which covered the Martini, and to celebrate the … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

Might I have a Word with you?

This past weekend, the weather came dangerously close to 70 degrees…in February. Man, life is tough in Georgia. Anyway, it felt so much like Spring that I found myself wanting … Continue reading

February 7, 2012 · 4 Comments

Norwegian Wood

Ever heard of aquavit? No? Well, neither had the cashier at Pop’s. My bottle of Linie received an intent stare and a question when checking out. Completely understandable, given that Scandinavian liquor hasn’t been … Continue reading

January 9, 2012 · 4 Comments

The Widow’s Kiss

We’re getting closer and closer to Fall, and apple brandy is quickly working its way into my drink rotation. Autumn and apples get along splendidly, probably because it’s the harvest … Continue reading

September 18, 2011 · 2 Comments