Hum’s the Word

A while back I purchased a bottle of hum after seeing it on a few blogs and was intrigued by it.  Not long after trying it I knew it was something that fit my cocktail style perfectly, and I even featured it on my From Crass to Craft Mixology Monday event.  For those of you…

Smoked Jack Rabbit

The infamous Apple Jack Rabbit.  This is a classic example of how most of us today are often perplexed about so many early 20th century cocktails and their sickenly sweet profiles.  Sure, many mixologists today would agree that 19th and 20th century spirits were far different from those available today.  Many were rough and unrefined, so sugar was an easy and…

Pomp & Circumstance

Seems like it’s been a fortnight or two since the last time I’ve posted on this humble blog, and I actually think it has.  Though, to my defense it’s been a busy summer for me combined with getting all four wisdom teeth pulled out in one day as well.  Joy.  But, now that I’ve had a…

Grape Expectations

The grape is a very wonderful and universal fruit.  Not only do they grow in many varied climates, taste delicious, but they also make a bevy of spirits and liqueurs.  From brandy to port to even vodka, the grape has contributed to many widely consumed spirits, liqueurs and wines.  While there are many different spirits and liqueurs…

Smashingly Good Cocktail

It’s been a while since my last post, and as you can see I’ve jumped ship at Blogger and have finally splurged on an official URL and opted for a more minimal, contemporary theme.  In addition to the new look, it’s also a new month which means putting on the thinking cap for this month’s Mixology Monday…