The Palomar

Me making the Palomar one of my favorite craft cocktails at Hive in San Diego. A spicy combination of Campari, tequila, Serrano, grapefruit, lime and sugar. The Palomar 1.5 oz blanco tequila 3/4 oz lime juice 1/2 oz grapefruit juice 1/2 oz Campari 1/2 oz Demerara syrup 1 ml Serrano…

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Long Overdue BDW Update!

Big news!  We got TTB approval on the Serrano Cocktail Spice!  This means we are trying to move forward at break neck speeds.  One of the first things I am going to do is launch a crowd funding campaign.  This will add desperately needed funds; keeping making the business viable and…

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Bitters Lab

Well, it is all happening very fast.  Boy Drinks World is a business.  I was delivered my first order of commercial grade 190 proof NGA (neutral grain alcohol).  I spent my morning in my rented lab (kitchen) hard at work drying citrus peel and chopping serrano peppers.  I am going…

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Good Wood

Part company mascot and part bitters aging vessel, I am stoked on this great gift. I think I will fill it with Boy Drinks World Serrano Cocktail Spice.   For more gifts check out… Twelve Days of Mixology: Holiday Gift Guide

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Muddling in the Heat: 2012 Update

So you take a sip,  sweet, cool and refreshing; you close your eyes in delight as your throat beings to burn.  When I was a kid, some nut-job yogi friend of my mom gave me some of his cayenne lemonade.  It was some sort of alleged health tonic with all sorts of healing properties.  Funny little…

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Dad’s Gin

One day when looking for a present for my father the idea struck me to doctor up some gin.  I had a pretty bottle with a swing top that I wanted to use for something and I had plenty of gin. I have written before about my enjoyment of and…

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