A Punch, a Thing of Beauty Be!

Come ye back from the sea my friend,  lest the scurvy becomes your end. Drink punch with lime, and a ration of rum.  A brimming bowl, like a bucket of chum, It will blithe your spirit and cure your ill, once you have bellied up and drunk your fill! -Boyd Rinksworld  The punch in…

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The Cuba Libre With a Twist

If you search the web for cocktail creation videos you will find an endless list.  Most of these are terrible.  Some of them are so bad that they are hilarious.  I really like watching these cocktail videos when learning how to make drinks.  Unfortunatly many of them can be a…

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Smoke and Oakum

So much happened at Tales of the Cocktail.  I am still trying to process it all.  The biggest highlights were the people I met.  From time to time I will focus on one and thank them for their inspiration, guidance and friendship.   In honor of Black Tot Day I would…

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Chaos of the Cocktail

I just left NOLA after completing my first Tales of the Cocktail.  The enormity of this booze industry event is hard to quantify.  I feel like I just ran a marathon, fought a protracted battle and possibly had one of the best times of my life.  I have the creeping guilty feeling that I…

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