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Saloonbox Vermont Old Fashioned - News Flash

In August, I happened to win a one-month subscription to SaloonBox, which was awesome! I’d been interested in the service before, but wasn’t sure if the price point was justified. 530 more words


Sip | Rum Old Fashioned

Evening temperatures have begun to dip into the forties, and the vines climbing our home’s stone and brick facade have shifted from dark green to shades of burgundy and blazing orange. 179 more words


The Queen's Blush

Y’all, it happened! The temperature dropped below 70°, I went hiking yesterday and now it really feels like autumn!

What better way to celebrate this seasonal change than with a stirred drink? 508 more words


Root beer cocktails

We recently picked up some root beer from one of our local farmer’s market vendors, Rockridge Orchards & Cidery. We’ve had their apple juice and cider, both of which are quite tasty (we have yet to try their apple brandy, hopefully soon ;)). 608 more words


The Abbey: a tale of two gins

‘But why do you need more than 20 kinds of gin?’ said no one, ever.

Actually, that’s not true. A few non-gin-drinkers (yes, they do exist, and yes, I do occasionally deign to talk to them) have asked me this exact question when they’ve glimpsed my rather meagre collection of the good stuff, to which my usual response is to either launch into a long-winded explanation about all the… 490 more words

Easy To Make

Amaro Lucano

Rather than wait a year or more between amaro posts, we thought we’d get ahead of the game and do another. Closing our eyes, spinning around in a circle, and grabbing a bottle from the shelf, we landed on… 462 more words

Cocktail Recipe

Satan's Whiskers

I was reading Murder in the Dark by Kerry Greenwood and at the end of chapter 6 the author shared the recipe for Satan’s Whiskers. Being entirely enchanted, I immediately set about making the cocktail. 70 more words