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…

Campari & Me

Ah, Campari…the king of bitter-sweet amaros.  Who could deny that beautiful, red hue and the lingering bitterness with notes of pepper, quinine, and citrus?  Too bad no one really knows what goes in that beautiful bottle, though some believe Chinatto is a component (a bitter and citric fruit). This secrecy could be said for any…

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…