Tempered Spirits

Homemade Cocktails — Experiments, Critiques & Travels

Bourbon & Rye Primer

The next meting of the Heron Social Club approaches! The theme? Bourbon and Rye. When you’re looking at base spirits, whiskey is arguably right up there with gin, a well-established … Continue reading

October 1, 2011 · 3 Comments

The Heron Social Club

It was bound to happen: a neighborhood cocktail club is in the works and nearly set to debut (one week to go). I hate to keep such a thing exclusive and secret, … Continue reading

September 4, 2011 · 2 Comments

High West Distillery Whiskies

Yes, it’s time for Part Two of the Southwest Booze Roundup: Yeeeeeee-haawwwwww!! Sorry. This second offering comes from the High West Distillery, located in Park City, Utah, just outside of … Continue reading

August 31, 2011 · 5 Comments

High Spirits Prickly Pear Vodka

After a two-week trip to the American Southwest, you didn’t think I’d come back without some form of liquor, did you? Silly you. No, there’s no new tequila on my … Continue reading

August 30, 2011 · Leave a comment