Spread this Eagle!

April 28, 2011

The Jerry Thomas Project is the re-creation of all of Jerry Thomas’ cocktails from Jerry Thomas’ Bar-Tenders Guide: Receipts for Mixing in their purest form. Jerry Thomas is considered America’s father of mixology publishing the first cocktail book in 1862. Oh Jerry Thomas, you really did love the punches! La Patria Punch (As with many […]

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Still feeling PUNCHY?

April 20, 2011

The Jerry Thomas Project is the re-creation of all of Jerry Thomas’ cocktails from Jerry Thomas’ Bar-Tenders Guide: Receipts for Mixing in their purest form. Jerry Thomas is considered America’s father of mixology publishing the first cocktail book in 1862. I really loved all the Jerry Thomas drinks I made this time, they were all […]

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E xxxx traction

April 15, 2011

Many people asked me at the Second Annual PDX Cocktail Camp if I was going to put the information from Jennifer Colliau (an amazing mixologist who also owns Small Hand Foods, a small company out of California that makes pre-prohibition syrups) and my presentation on my blog. As I know that I would do Jennifer […]

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It’s time for a little more XX.

April 5, 2011

http://www.thisgirlwalksintoabar.com/ Four nights drinking in San Francisco, seventeen bartenders – only one of them with two x chromosomes. Perhaps part of it is that I went to a lot of hi-falutin cocktail lounges where they have unheard of spirits and bitters infused with bug parts. Almost every one of these bars had its version of […]

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One Dram in San Fran

March 31, 2011

There are only a few truly great cities to drink in and there are even fewer to have a truly great drink in. Drinking in San Francisco is not a lesson in quantity (best left in that gilded spotlight further south in the desert) but rather quality. The city has one of the most thriving […]

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Schultz Thomas’ Putz?

March 24, 2011

The Jerry Thomas Project is the re-creation of all of Jerry Thomas’ cocktails from Jerry Thomas’ Bar-Tenders Guide: Receipts for Mixing (also sometimes titled The Bon Vivant’s Companion) in their purest form. Jerry Thomas is considered America’s father of mixology publishing the first cocktail book in 1862. Who the hell was Christian Schultz? A man […]

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Happy Belated St. Patty’s Day

March 21, 2011

There’s no doubt that there were disagreements this past week about what the better man drinks, Jameson or Bushmills. It is a timeless argument, which merits some attention, as it is rare that a Jameson drinker will toss back a Bushmills and I have never seen a Bushmills connoisseur toast with a Jameson. Grey Goose […]

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Rum and Coke – a fancier drink than you might think

March 16, 2011

As the all-knowing tiny voice spouts out, “Side effects may include: irritable bowel syndrome, thyroid disorders, and severe headaches.” You cannot help but ask yourself, “What kind of junk food are the pharmaceutical companies trying to jam down my throat this week?” The sad thing is, we’ve fallen for it before and we actually feel […]

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shhhhh! password shnizzle stix

March 6, 2011

CABIN FEVER TONIC Can be found this Saturday on other side of a secret bar. Erica Reilly and I invite you to a brilliant speakeasy at Santiago’s Top Leaf Mate this upcoming Saturday, March 12. We are celebrating the beginning of spring. The time of the year when chicks hatch. We have the honor of […]

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Mix Magazine

March 3, 2011

I was fortunate to be chosen as the cover article of Mix Magazine this week. Thank you Kathleen Bauer for writing such a beautiful piece and Thomas Boyd for the gorgeous photography. Mix Magazine piece

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