Tempered Spirits

Homemade Cocktails — Experiments, Critiques & Travels

Eh, it’s-a Tombasi, un Cocktail Originale!

A couple of weeks ago, the Lauer household was inundated with tomatoes. The gardens were cranking  ’em out in July, and we could only consume so many of them. Our … Continue reading

August 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Tonight’s Drinks: Ramos Gin Fizz, Sloe Gin Fizz, Basil Cherry Collins

Huzzah! Huzzah! The soda siphon has arrived! Time for a round of Fizzes and Collinses! First up, one of two quintessential New Orleans cocktails, the Ramos Gin Fizz, also known … Continue reading

July 30, 2011 · 7 Comments