Tag: ice

One Flight Up

This cocktail appears on the cover of the Jan/Feb 2013 issue of Imbibe Magazine. It represents a delicious collection of ingredients and techniques that come together in a drink that

More Ice Spheres

A few months ago we picked up another set of ice molds. In one of our first posts ever we explored the virtues of a diverse ice program followed by

Volcano Bowl

I have to start with a word of caution. If you decide to make this Drink of the Week including it’s fiery presentation, proceed carefully. I have always been an

How To Make Ice Shards

Well, we had our first real snowfall here in the Twin Cities today, so I figured what better time to say a few things about ice. I have written before

Ambassadorship

Just last week I received word from Bill Samuels, Jr., President of Maker’s Mark Distillery that my barrel has been moved to it’s new resting place in the warehouse for

Holiday Gifts for the Mixologist

Last year, I put together a comprehensive list of important gift items for the Mixologist. It’s still a good list, but this year, I decided to take a slightly different

Cocktail on a Stick

There’s a class of cocktails out there called the swizzle. They can contain any variety of ingredients but are often rum-based with a “Tiki” flair. A swizzle can be a Punch

Mint Julep

This week’s Drink Of The Week is the Mint Julep. With Derby Day just around the corner and a spring that started early in the midwest, it’s time to get

Ice Spheres Revisited

A while back, I posted a lengthy description about How To Make Ice Spheres. If you recall, spheres of ice that fill your glass originated in Japan where they are

Antique Shows and Crushed Ice

Anyone who knows me understands that I enjoy antique shopping. It’s often furniture that most people associate with antiques, and I admit that I am constantly on the lookout for

Chimp In Orbit

Chimp In Orbit, huh? This ought to be good! I admit, it’s a really odd name for a drink. So, why monkeys in space? This week in history. . .

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Mixologist

For some people it’s a burden and for others it’s a joy—that time of the year when everyone is expected to exchange gifts. Whether or not you enjoy the holiday