Summer’s End….

With another summer soon coming to a close, most of us are looking to fall flavors as inspiration for more luscious libations. Allspice, apple, cinnamon, spice and of course, pumpkin. But we aren’t quite yet devoid of sunshine, even here in the Pacific Northwest. You wouldn’t know it from many distilleries and breweries already putting…

Daisy if You Do: MxMo LXXI

There are so many ways for me to kick start my ambitious theme.  I thought about vodka, since it’s a no brainer ingredient that is frowned upon the mixology universe.  Hmm, I have something in mind but I think I’ll leave that one alone for right now.  No.  I want to come at this from…

Tiki-Tock Goes the Cocktail Clock

Ah, Tiki drinks….For some we imagine ourselves on a sandy white beach on an island paradise that we can’t pronounce.  Toes in the sand, a cool breeze blowing and a refreshing exotic fruit beverage in our hand adorned with pineapples and cute little umbrellas…For others, it leaves a bad taste in their mouth (literally) from…

Knockout Punch

Punch.  To most, they probably imagine a room full of adolescent, runny nosed screamers huddling over a giant bowl of basically sugar with some fruit juice thrown in for good measure.  Or perhaps something served with numerous flavored rums, some coconut and fruit juice at a Bahama Breeze or some other unscrupulous pseudo Tiki lounge.  In…