Tempered Spirits

Homemade Cocktails — Experiments, Critiques & Travels

Cocktail Night V: Dark n’ Spicy

Arrrr, it be time for more rum drinks, me hearties! This time, we’re covering a¬†broader¬†spectrum of this sugarcane spirit and delving into dark and spiced rum. The cocktail club is … Continue reading

January 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cocktail Night III: Refreshing Rum Drinks

Time for the third cocktail night! This time around we’ll be mixing up rum drinks, most of them on the lighter side. Yes, I know it’s November, but down here … Continue reading

November 10, 2011 · 3 Comments

Toh-may-toe, Toh-mah-toe

This just in! George and Ira Gershwin strike again! Putting pen to paper and fingers to the ivory, the dynamic songwriting duo has released a new musical num-bah, and, Jiminy … Continue reading

September 17, 2011 · Leave a 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