Cocktail Recipe: Tom’s Quinquinian Love
May 31, 2013 – 1:35 pm | One 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 – The Beverly Shore Cocktail by Shannan Shute of Clyde Common
June 3, 2011 – 11:54 pm | No Comment
Cocktail Recipe – The Beverly Shore Cocktail by Shannan Shute of Clyde Common

This is the second article in our seven part series: State of Drink: Portland, Oregon.  We hope you enjoy.  Cheers!
 
Great cocktails, like great art, are often created after long planning and careful consideration.  Sometimes, however, either …

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. …

Interview – Journalist and Blogger Camper English
May 26, 2011 – 12:17 pm | 4 Comments
Interview – Journalist and Blogger Camper English

Journalist Camper English working

Camper English is a journalist and blogger who is well known among the denizens of the Internet Boozisphere.  His formula for success lay in his combination of intellectual curiosity and general good …

Cocktail Recipe – The Golden State Cocktail
May 25, 2011 – 6:00 am | No Comment
Cocktail Recipe – The Golden State Cocktail

The gin must be full flavored and not at all “vodka-like” for this drink to work. … Recipe: 1.5 oz Lillet Blanc 3 oz Gin .5 oz Gran Marnier 2 sprigs fresh Thyme 1 halved orange slice, for garnish Method: Muddle the thyme sprigs in the bottom of a cocktail shaker with the .5 oz of Gran Marnier.

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 …

A Cocktail Recipe For Judgement Day – The Last Plane Out Cocktail
May 17, 2011 – 4:01 pm | No Comment
A Cocktail Recipe For Judgement Day – The Last Plane Out Cocktail

As you may have heard, the world as we know it comes to an end on May 21, 2011 at 6 pm.  In other words, in four days, no more us.   So run up …

Rebuttal to Deming, Against Mixology
May 17, 2011 – 2:10 pm | No Comment
Rebuttal to Deming, Against Mixology

In the Winter 2011 issue of the 3 Penny Review, children’s book author, Golden Gloves boxing champion and gin Martini drinker Sarah Deming takes issue with the word “mixology” and with mixologists themselves. In …

Tasting Notes – Balvenie Single Barrel 15 Year Old Scotch Whisky
May 16, 2011 – 6:00 am | No Comment
Tasting Notes – Balvenie Single Barrel 15 Year Old Scotch Whisky

If I am to be judged by what I drink, then let me be judged while indulging in single malt Scotch whisky.  Always served neat or with a touch of good water and never, never, …