Liquor Store Hunter

Liquor Store Archaeology (as described in Jason Wilson’s Boozehound) is my new favorite hobby.  I call it “digging for dusty bottles.”  This is where you go to liquor stores that have stood the test of time, sometimes surviving many changes of ownership and yet the inventory sits for years waiting for…

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An American Trilogy

Christian at Craft and Commerce made me my first American Trilogy, and my second.  I love this drink.  Rye and apple brandy in an Old Fashioned-style drink?  Yes, I will have another. This is one of those simple drinks where technique and attention to detail are the key. A little…

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Too Many Nights Out in San Diego

Our faithful city offers many things.  Sun, sand and all that, but San Diego’s late night offerings have many shortcomings compared to other great cities.  For late night culture (food, cocktails, clubs), we seem to just come up short, a subject recently tackled at a fine kettle of ish.  When it comes to…

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