Superbowl LIII is here. Unfortunately Tom Brady and the Patriots are in it for the 9th time. Go RAMS!!! For this years punch, I wanted to go in a different direction then normal. For anyone who knows me rum is my favorite spirit and is often my go to for Super Sunday. So as I… Continue reading Superbowl LIII Punch – Summer on My Mind
If you are looking for something a little different than a Margarita, try a Paloma. It’s refreshing and a simple drink to make. The Mix Lab version is slightly different then your classic Paloma. To “Kick it up a notch”, I’ve added a touch of vanilla simple syrup and fresh grapefruit juice. Paloma “The Mix… Continue reading The Paloma – “Kick It Up A Notch”
The Endless Summer was created by Yanni Kehagiaras of Liholiho Yacht Club. It is a simple tropical rift on a Negroni. It keeps the classic ingredients of Gin, Campari, and Sweet Vermouth and adds pineapple juice. It serves as an approachable drink for those who may not be comfortable with the bittersweet flavor of the… Continue reading The Endless Summer – A Negroni Takes a Beach Vacation
Dear Readers, It has been a long time since I have posted to this blog. Unfortunately life sometimes gets in the way. I plan to be back posting on a regular schedule in 2019. Thank you for your continued to support. I will be posting on a 2x week schedule. Sunday at 9am and Thursday… Continue reading The Mix Lab Is BACK!!!
For the first time ever on this blog we are doing a review of water. Yes. Thats Right. WATER. The big H2O. There are wide variety of bottled waters on the market for the health conscious to choose; there are filtered, spring, osmosis, mineral, sparkling, and others. Verday adds a new twist on the water trend… Continue reading Verday Chlorophyll Water Review
Two veterans of NYC ‘s storied Japanese bar, Angels Share, Shigefumi Kabashima and Tetsuo Hasegawa have taken their talents to Hamilton Heights. Called ROKC (ramen, oysters, kitchen, and cocktails) the bar is located at 3452 Broadway. It is a relatively small place of about 30 seats that serves up ramen bowls, raw oysters, and inventive… Continue reading ROKC NYC REVIEW
Countless new spirits and liqueurs are released every year with varying degrees of success. One tactic that is often used to set a spirit apart is by using a distinct label. I am always on the look out for unique and new spirits. When visiting a new location I always scan the backbar, searching… Continue reading Afrohead Rum Review