Tag: whiskey

Whiskey Sour

It might not sound like a very exciting drink this week, but chances are you have never had this drink properly prepared. A well-executed Whiskey Sour has the perfect balance

The Scofflaw

Prohibition was enacted in 1919 but didn’t go into effect until January of 1920. The thirteen years that followed should have hurt the popularity of cocktails, but limited availability and

Scotch, a holiday tradition

When I think of tradition, it’s usually related to the holiday season. I suspect for most people, the traditions they follow get passed along year after year from family. My

Pomegranates and How to Make Grenadine

This time of the year, at least in Minnesota, you start to see fresh pomegranates in the produce section of supermarkets. When I spotted boxes of them at Costco the

Blood Orange Crusher

Does the old saying, “necessity is the mother of invention” apply to cocktails? I suppose to some people it’s hard to recognize the need for a refreshing beverage, but that didn’t

The Violet Hour

Normally, it might not make sense to review a bar so far out of the Twin Cities jurisdiction, but we decided to make an exception for The Violet Hour. This