Drink Your Veggies: Vitameatavegamin Cocktail

Vitameatavegamin was a fictions health tonic that Lucy drank on the iconic “Lucy Does a TV Commercial“. This is arguably one of the most famous episodes of this classic TV show. It was an alcoholic elixir containing vitamins, meat, vegetables, and minerals. So in honor of that, pour yourself a tall glass of Vitameatavegamin and… Continue reading Drink Your Veggies: Vitameatavegamin Cocktail

Kalimotxo: Red Wine and Cola?

Kalimotxo started life in the Basque country. It couldn’t be easier to make or drink and serves as a refreshing afternoon drink. I like adding a little bit of fresh lemon juice to mine to brighten up the flavors. While the drink may sound strange but it has become popular in Germany, Chile, Argentina, and… Continue reading Kalimotxo: Red Wine and Cola?

Sparkling Blueberry Mint Lemonade

Nothing satisfies the soul like spending a warm evening in the yard with great friends, food, and drinks. I knew that that I wanted something that was light and refreshing and for that I turned to a summer staple, lemonade. Regular lemonade would not cut it and as I stood outside pondering what to make,… Continue reading Sparkling Blueberry Mint Lemonade

Edinburgh Gin Review

When thinking of gin many people’s minds immediately leap to London Dry. And while this will continue to be the case for some time, Edinburgh gin is continuing the long and storied history of Scottish gin. In fact in the 1700’s Edinburgh was an epicenter of distillation. Edinburgh Gin was launched by the Spencerfield Spirit… Continue reading Edinburgh Gin Review

The Southern Cola

In this era of Cocktail Renaissance we can easily over complicate things, with 18 ingredient cocktails with exotic ingredients. Sometimes the drinks seem more at home on the menu of the Mos Eisley Cantina than at your local watering hole. In contrast this drink is a simple combination of an Amaro and Coke served on… Continue reading The Southern Cola

Q Kola Organic Soda Review

Over the years Coca Cola has become synonymous with Cola. Now there is a new kid on the block. While it will never overtake the conglomerate that is Coke it is an infinitely better soda. Q Kola is made using kola nut, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, lemon, lime, orange, and nutmeg with a touch of organic… Continue reading Q Kola Organic Soda Review

Pink Pigeon Rum Review and the Smoked Pigeon

Pink Pigeon is named after an endangered bird native to Mauritius. At one time there were only 10 left in the world. The rum is distilled in the oldest distillery still in operation today in Mauritius.The vanilla is then handpicked before being married to the rum. There is also a mix of nutmeg and other… Continue reading Pink Pigeon Rum Review and the Smoked Pigeon

Tequila Revolucion (Silver y Reposado) Review and the Oaxaca Old Fashioned

Tequila Revolucion was established in 1994 by Juan Carlos Arav as a range of super-premium 100% Agave tequilas. The bottles are emblazoned with 2 pistols as a tribute to the Mexican revolution that began in 1910. There are a full range of expressions available but I only received samples of the Silver and the Reposado.… Continue reading Tequila Revolucion (Silver y Reposado) Review and the Oaxaca Old Fashioned

Ron Abuelo Añejo 7 Year Review and the Pago Pago Cocktail

Ron Abuelo traces its history back to the first sugar mill in the Republic of Panama and began producing rum in 1936. The rums are distilled from molasses before being aged in white oak casks. Ron Abuelo 7 year is a light straw/copper color. On the nose it opens up with a dry woody note… Continue reading Ron Abuelo Añejo 7 Year Review and the Pago Pago Cocktail