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I am a Long Drink Writer

­­Yesterday I had a whole afternoon to edit, edit, edit. And my process made me wonder if I am a normal person. Let me show you: 295 more words

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How To Make: Candy Floss

This cocktail was so popular in the bar I used to work in, in Manchester and I’ve not had one in so long so I decided to create one and enjoy the taste outside of a working environment for once. 219 more words


Butler Cocktail Bar

After the Aqua Luna Harbour Cruise and admiring Hong Kong’s skyline, I went to Butler for a couple cocktails. The sophisticated Japanese bar found inside… 409 more words


Tried it, fixed it, then liked it: The Blackberry Bourbon Smash

I had actually never heard of a blackberry smash drink until last weekend, when a tasty-looking photo caught my eye on a menu. I had gone with some friends to a what-shall-remain-unnamed chain restaurant and it looked like one of those drinks that would have a lot of fruit and where I could cut out the sugary crap and still have a pretty tasty drink. 716 more words


Blue's Blue Margarita (Carnival)

The name of this margarita comes from the Blue Iguana Tequila Bar on just about every one of Carnival’s ships.

This recipe is very simple and refreshing on a hot day! 106 more words

Carnival Cruise

Blog about making a sherry cobbler, a cocktail I read about in a Nathaniel Hawthorne novel

In the final third of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s 1852 novel The Blithedale Romance, the narrator, having departed the titular would-be utopian farm, enjoys some city time in a hotel. 844 more words



At first, it seemed almost silly to try to make one…but the classic James Bond martini has always fascinated me. I’m not talking about the clichéd Sean Connery “vodka martini, shaken, not stirred.”  I’m talking about the real James Bond martini, which appeared in Ian Fleming’s first 007 novel… 539 more words