Mixed Up Mule

Sitting a bar you end up meeting lots of people if you take the time,  exchanging of conversations can lead to many things. New ideas, challenged beliefs, lasting friendships.  But you never know till you say hello. I went to a Mission Taco Joint in Soulard on Sunday to visit with two bartenders I usedContinue reading “Mixed Up Mule”

The Godfather

THE GODFATHER: 1 oz amaretto 1 oz scotch  Build on cubed ice Enjoy! Simplicity is key. This is a personal favorite of mine. And it’s very interchangeable as well.   If you change the scotch for vodka: GODMOTHER  Change the scotch for southern comfort:  SICILIAN KISS  Change the scotch for crown: RED ROYAL Stay thirsty!!

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”