Cocktail Recipe: Tom’s Quinquinian Love
May 31, 2013 – 1:35 pm | No Comment

Back from a lengthy descent into the MixPourSip cocktail research vaults has yielded a few new fun reasons to bend your elbow. Here now is the first of said efforts, Tom’s Quinquinian Love. …

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Cocktail Recipe: Tom’s Quinquinian Love
May 31, 2013 – 1:35 pm | No Comment
Cocktail Recipe: Tom’s Quinquinian Love

Back from a lengthy descent into the MixPourSip cocktail research vaults has yielded a few new fun reasons to bend your elbow. Here now is the first of said efforts, Tom’s Quinquinian Love. …

The Simple Pleasures In The Smallest Moments
January 17, 2013 – 12:13 am | No Comment
The Simple Pleasures In The Smallest Moments

In a cocktail world filled with the talented few preparing the hand made magic to the grateful many, a drink as simple as a strong liqueur and tonic on ice almost seems lazy if not …

Tasting Notes – Rittenhouse 25 Year old Straight Rye
May 26, 2012 – 4:10 pm | No Comment
Tasting Notes – Rittenhouse 25 Year old Straight Rye

The plight of the middle aged man is often questioning the sum of his lived life and asking himself the inventory of obliged questions. Have I done enough? Am I where I am supposed to …

Chili Colorado Recipe
May 26, 2012 – 8:03 am | 6 Comments
Chili Colorado Recipe

A repost from 2010 and something that has little to do with booze other than the fact that it’s good with beer.  Enjoy!

My single favorite food flavor comes from slow braised dried Mexican chili sauces. …

Cocktail Recipe – The Blind Dog
April 21, 2012 – 9:29 pm | No Comment
Cocktail Recipe – The Blind Dog

Ever become inspired to create a new cocktail by a small blind dog?  I hadn’t either until a few months back.  We had some dear friends staying with us for about a week in the …

Cocktail Recipe – The Best Laid Plans Cocktail
March 16, 2012 – 6:10 pm | No Comment
Cocktail Recipe – The Best Laid Plans Cocktail

When your best laid plans hit a snag or face an unexpected turn in the road or are met with an unusual obstacle or even deflate under the pressure everyone’s well meant expectations, it is …

Bar Review – The Hotsy Totsy Club, Albany, California
March 15, 2012 – 1:57 pm | No Comment
Bar Review – The Hotsy Totsy Club, Albany, California

Hotsy Totsy

 
I have been fortunate enough to engage in discussions of the bar arts with many a worthy bartender.  Among their love of good drinks and admiration for other good bartenders lay another deep fondness; …

Call To Action – Stop Nom 186 and save the Agave world!
January 24, 2012 – 7:22 pm | One Comment
Call To Action – Stop Nom 186 and save the Agave world!

The world of agave based spirits is facing a suddenly unsure future.  There is a fight brewing that threatens to severely damage the quality, variety and history of these native Mexican spirits while also prohibiting …

Week In Cocktails – January 8, 2012
January 8, 2012 – 8:20 pm | No Comment
Week In Cocktails – January 8, 2012

At last, the infamous Week In Cocktails makes its triumphant return.  The WIC took months off to find itself, even dated Julia Roberts in India for a short while, but now is back in full …

Cocktail Recipe – Fall Fig & Maple by Linnea Johansson
November 24, 2011 – 5:29 pm | No Comment
Cocktail Recipe – Fall Fig & Maple by Linnea Johansson

As the head of the MixPourSip.com booze publishing empire, I frequently receive letters and emails from booze marketing firms offering cocktail recipe suggestions that show off their clients ware in a positive light.  Up to …