Monthly Archives: April 2011

Jameson & Fever Tree Ginger Ale

There is something perfect about the pairing of Jameson and ginger ale. Aside from whiskey neat, it is my go to drink for something simple and refreshing. I had read a lot about Fever Tree, a company specializing in high … Continue reading

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Blogging Through Boozehound: The Improved Gin Cocktail

The Improved Gin Cocktail is an appropriate choice to try as my second selection out of the pages of Jason Wilson’s Boozehound because it exemplifies what is so great about this book. Before reading it, I had never even heard … Continue reading

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Jasmine Cocktail

I’m a big fan of Campari, and I’m developing an appreciation for all sorts of cocktails using this delicious bitter. By ordering “something with Campari that is not a Negroni” at some of my favorite bars like 1886, Seven Grand, … Continue reading

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Trader Joe’s French Berry Lemonade

My fiancĂ©e and I love Trader Joe’s French Berry Lemonade. It has a slightly sweet, slightly sparkling fruit flavor that can cause a bottle to disappear pretty quickly. I’ve been trying for a while to come up with a cocktail … Continue reading

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Vermouth 101, Part II

The vermouth revolution is here! Don’t be left behind! As I’ve written about previously, I’ve just started to develop and appreciation for good vermouth. Fast on the heels of the wonderfully informative Vermouth 101, the helpful folks at the Wall … Continue reading

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Hendrick’s Cucumber Martini

While out for drinks this weekend, an old friend visiting from New York City got me to try Hendrick’s gin ($30.99 @ BevMo) for the first time. I have to say I was quite impressed. Hendrick’s is unlike any other … Continue reading

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Cocktail Tuesday: Bigfoot West

This week my friend and I decided to head to the Westside and try the popular Culver City establishment Bigfoot Lodge West (10939 Venice Blvd, LA 90034). Living on the Westside, and having visted Bigfoot Lodge on Los Feliz, I … Continue reading

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