Tempered Spirits

Homemade Cocktails — Experiments, Critiques & Travels

Viva XXXII Tequila!

Continuing the series of spirit reviews prompted by my fellow drink enthusiast Lincoln, we next turn our attention to agave — specifically, two renditions of the enjoyably subtle Viva XXXII … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Original Drink: Winter Sun

A few months ago, I traveled to Paris. Little did I know that the cocktail scene was booming over there: it has the all the skill and dedication to the … Continue reading

February 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

David Wondrich is Coming to Town!

I don’t often forward stories or articles from outside sources, but this is a special occasion. David Wondrich, cocktail historian and author, will be at H&F Bottle Shop in Atlanta this week…woo-hoo! The … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

MxMo LXII: Morning Drinks & The Milk Punch

*Yawwwwnnn* It’s 9 am on a lazy Sunday morning…time for a drink! At least, that’s what Cocktail Enthusiast’s Kevin Gray would like us to say this weekend, since Mixology Monday … Continue reading

October 23, 2011 · 2 Comments

Back to my ROOTs

Not too long ago, Jason Wilson wrote an article about a curious liqueur named ROOT (I’d prefer that it was simply “Root,” but Art in the Age seems rather fond … Continue reading

October 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

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

MxMo LIX: Beer Cocktails & The Honey Beer

Ah, my first (official) Mixology Monday! For those of you not in the know, take a look at the MxMo site. The host this time ’round is Frederic over at … Continue reading

July 10, 2011 · 1 Comment