Happy Fourth of July!

Everyone has their own favorite way of celebrating Independence Day: Fireworks, barbecued hot dogs and hamburgers and waving flags and drinking beer.  Many of us like to drink a toast to celebrate Independence Day and rightly so.  After all, winning our independence was a crazy booze-fueled ride and we should toast it with pride,  teetotalers be damned!  We…

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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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