absinthe

MXMO: TIKI

While the blog has seemed to linger in hibernation, know that there are stirrings about and things to come. However, while completely lost in about seven brazillian projects I’m working on, I got word that this month Mixology Monday was going all Tiki. How could I resist submitting one of my current projects for consideration [...]

Filed Under: Cocktails, Mixology Monday

Look Normal

In the past few weeks I’ve been to London for a week for London Cocktail Week and UK Rumfest, followed immediately by Portland (Oregon) for Portland Cocktail Week. I returned home from my trips tired, well-pickled, and with a slight cold. I also returned to find a request from The Daily Beast. As part of [...]

Filed Under: Cocktail Recipes, Cocktails, Rum

Zombie Punch

Don The Beachcomber has been mentioned here from time to time, but it’s rare that any of his drinks actually get covered.  Is it because I dislike Tiki?  Because I’m a Trader Vicist – a Bergeronista, if you will?  Is it because I don’t like his “mai tai” recipe? Well no.  Don The Beachcomber may [...]

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Absinthe-Minded Professor

Another month, another sponsored Thursday Drink Night at the Mixoloseum.  January’s sponsor were the fine folks at Mata Hari Absinthe. Absinthe, also known as “The Green Fairy”, is an anise-flavored spirit based on numerous herbs and flowers, including wormwood.  The green liquor tends to be very strong-tasting, as well as distilled to a very high [...]

Filed Under: Cocktail Recipes, Cocktails, Mixoloseum, Rum, Thursday Drink Night