Tempered Spirits

Homemade Cocktails — Experiments, Critiques & Travels

In Charleston? Need cocktails? Find The Gin Joint.

Recently, I paid a visit to Charleston, which has established itself as a culinary Mecca in the South — James Beard Award-winning chefs, fresh seafood, classic southern dishes, and more than a few microbreweries … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Cocktail Night VI: The Perfect Pair, or Two of a Kind

It’s February…and it’s time for another cocktail night! We’re scaling back a wee bit and mixing up two drinks, rather than our usual three, to give more attention to our … Continue reading

February 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

Applejack!

Right now, applejack is quite possibly my favorite spirit. Sure, I love sipping whiskey and trying out new gins, and cognac is great and I’m gradually warming to tequila, but … Continue reading

November 27, 2011 · 3 Comments