Interview with Phil Ward of Mayahuel

Mayahuel is completely dedicated to Tequila and Mezcal. While I never had the bad memories associated with it like most, I just never developed a taste for it. It was a spirit that did nothing for me. Mayahuel single-handedly changed my entire perception of Tequila. So today we chat with Phil Ward, Co-Owner and Beverage

Interview with Troy Sidle of Pouring Ribbons and Alchemy Consulting

In today’s interview we sit down with Troy Sidle of Pouring Ribbons which recently opened in NYC. In just a short time it has become one of my favorite bars in NYC due to its welcoming atmosphere coupled with exceptional drinks. If you haven’t already you can read my full review of Pouring Ribbons here

7 Daiquiri’s in 7 Days: Royal Daiquiri

The Royal Daiquiri is a tasty twist on the original daiquiri. The proportions and preparation of my drink are different from the ones originally offered by Don the Beachcomber. Crème Yvette is a violet, citrus, and vanilla liqueur that was first produced in the 1890’s. It went out of production but was revived by the

44 North Huckleberry Vodka Review and The Royal Bloodline

44° North Huckleberry Vodka is produced by the 44° North Distillery in Idaho. According to their website, it is the first vodka approved to wear the Idaho Potato Commission’s official seal. It is distilled from 100% Idaho potatoes, blended with sweet Rocky Mountain water, and infused with mountain huckleberries. It is sweet and fruity on

Comb 9 Gin Review and The Love Turned Bitter

Comb 9 gin is unlike any other gin on the market. While most gins are made with a grain based alcohol, Comb 9 is made from distilled honey. Orange blossom honey is made into a light and dry honey wine, then distilled into vodka. This vodka comes out flavorful with notes of orange blossom, combating


I came across the Solera Cocktail on the Imbibe website. It was created by Dominic Venegas. This cocktail makes an excellent use of sherry. Solera 2 oz Santa Teresa 1796 Rum (Ron Zacapa) 1 oz Lustau Palo Cortado Peninsula .75 oz Taylor’s Velvet Falernum 2 dashes of Regans’ orange bitters Stir with ice and strain

Mixology Monday – Tiki

Ever since I started blogging I have waited for Mixology Monday to arrive. February is Tiki Month and it is only fitting that this Mixology Monday be Tiki themed. This time it is hosted by the Pegu Blog. My first drink for MxMo is a riff on Rum Dood’s Improved Rum Fizz which is a