S’mores Martini 

The crackling of fire, roasting of marshmallows.  It’s one of the only things that I remember and look forward to about camping.  Lord knows it wasn’t the spiders or the no showers. It was the marshmallows. Burnt?  Lightly toasted?  Just a little warm?  How do you like your marshmallows on the camp fire?   ThisContinue reading “S’mores Martini “

The Bee’s Knees

I get people all the time that tell me that they don’t like gin.  Which I can understand… Most of the time the first interaction with liquor of beer is when you are at 21-23 and you only get the cheap stuff… Trust me, gin is one spirit that you shouldn’t be cheap with.  TheContinue reading “The Bee’s Knees”

The Man-Fashion

Last year, a fellow bartender and collaborator, Jason and I were talking about our favorite classic whisky drinks. His was a Manhattan and mine was an Midwestern Old Fashion and we got to thinking – what if we could mix the two together…  Now we could have just added vermouth to an Old Fashion, butContinue reading “The Man-Fashion”

Rosemary simple syrup

Rosemary Honey Simple Syrup February 23, 2016   Rosemary / Honey Simple Syrup – Easy, Tasty, Simple   A whiff of rosemary and I’m teleported back to Colorado. I had a friend there that would make pork chops with rosemary.   It was the first times I had been introduced to the herb.  It pairsContinue reading “Rosemary simple syrup”