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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

Drink Of The Week: Southside

About this time of year I start longing for the Gin Basil Smash, but my basil is just barely getting started. My mint, on the other hand, gets established quickly,

Drink Of The Week: 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

BarSmarts™ Mixology Course

Whether you are a seasoned professional or someone just getting interested in mixology, I highly encourage you to check out the BarSmarts™ program. Led by the famed team of partners

Drink of the Week: Caipirinha

It’s one thing to be able to make this drink, but it’s something else to be able to pronounce it! For those of you who don’t speak Portuguese, we are

DOTW Followup: Whiskey Smash

This past week I wrote about the Whiskey Sour, a classic recipe that, if prepared properly, exhibits a lusciously smooth mouth-feel and a wonderful foamy head—not to mention an important

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

So You Wanna Make A Great Cocktail

You can do it. I know you can, because I believe anyone can, provided they understand that the best cocktails consist of two basic elements: Great ingredients Great technique—with the

All Of This Basil

One thing I look forward to every spring is my own fresh herbs. I can’t wait to get my mint planted, my rosemary, thyme, basil and the rest. But by