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Homemade Cocktails — Experiments, Critiques & Travels

Cocktail Night VII: Sazeracs for All!

The quintessential New Orleans cocktail is, without a doubt, the Sazerac. In fact, it’s the city’s Official Cocktail.┬áIt was also the subject of our seventh cocktail night, being the host’s … Continue reading

April 22, 2012 · 2 Comments

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

A Gin Primer

Gin is good. Cocktailians like gin, mainly for one reason: it plays well with nearly everything you can toss into a drink. Citrus? No problem. Herbs? Easy, it’s already infused … Continue reading

September 10, 2011 · Leave a comment