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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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; …

Cocktail Menu – Teardrop Lounge, Portland, Oregon Spring 2011
June 27, 2011 – 10:09 pm | 5 Comments
Cocktail Menu – Teardrop Lounge, Portland, Oregon Spring 2011

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This is the third article in our seven part series: State of Drink: Portland, Oregon.  We hope you enjoy.  Cheers!
 
For me, the Teardrop Lounge in Portland, Oregon is an anchor member of the American Royal …

Cocktail Menu – Clyde Common, Portland, Oregon
June 2, 2011 – 1:11 pm | One Comment
Cocktail Menu – Clyde Common, Portland, Oregon

On the Memorial Day Weekend of 2011, I and a big part of the MixPourSip.com staff took a trip to Portland Oregon to see what this city has to offer to the world of cocktails. …

Cocktail Recipe – Cortez The Killer by Brent Butler of Blackbird San Francisco
May 24, 2011 – 10:28 am | No Comment
Cocktail Recipe – Cortez The Killer by Brent Butler of Blackbird San Francisco

“They carried them to the flatlands and they died along the way but they built up with their bare hands what we still can’t do today.”

from Cortez The Killer, by Neil Young
 
Bartenders will claim virtually …

Cocktail Recipe – The Bonnie & Clyde Cocktail by Regina Butler of Blackbird San Francisco
May 22, 2011 – 9:22 pm | No Comment
Cocktail Recipe – The Bonnie & Clyde Cocktail by Regina Butler of Blackbird San Francisco

The following is a drink created by bartender Regina Butler from Blackbird Bar in San Francisco.  As one of the bars barrel aged cocktails off of their Winter menu, The Bonnie & Clyde was cleverly …

Cocktail Menu – Blackbird Bar San Francisco
May 22, 2011 – 8:40 pm | No Comment
Cocktail Menu – Blackbird Bar San Francisco

Everyone has their criteria for what qualities define a good bar.  I am no different except that I am open to a wide range of what “good” can mean.  I can appreciate and enjoy a wide …

10 Del Maguey Mezcal Cocktails For Cinco de Mayo Or The Day After
May 3, 2011 – 9:53 pm | No Comment
10 Del Maguey Mezcal Cocktails For Cinco de Mayo Or The Day After

Cinco de Mayo, along with St. Patrick’s Day, is to the regular bar habitant what Easter and Christmas are to a devout Catholic.  It is a day when our normally peaceful meditative practice space must …

Cocktail Menu – Caña Rum Bar, Los Angeles California
May 2, 2011 – 7:26 pm | No Comment
Cocktail Menu – Caña Rum Bar, Los Angeles California

The following is a guest post from our newest friend, Thirsty In L.A.. We highly reccomend you become a fan of his site as we have.

Time flies when you’re having fun, and Caña Rum Bar …

Bar Review – PDT New York, NY
April 27, 2011 – 6:00 am | No Comment
Bar Review – PDT New York, NY

Standing inside Crif Dogs on St. Marks Street in the east village of New York, enjoying my deep-fried hot dog and quite possibly the best french fries I’ve ever had, I noticed something a truly …

Interview – Seth Laufman Bar Manager of URBN Coal Fired Pizza and Bar San Diego
April 18, 2011 – 7:25 pm | 2 Comments
Interview – Seth Laufman Bar Manager of URBN Coal Fired Pizza and Bar San Diego

Ohio native Seth Laufman has been tending bar for the better part of the last ten years.  Most of that time has been spent pouring cocktails at some of San Francisco’s classier establishments such as …