What would we do without good rums?
I got a Caroni here…Caroni 1997 single barrel rum from Trinidad…it´s a full proof heavy rum ( 61.8% ABV) aged 15 years – 13 years in Trinidad and 2 years in England and then bottled in Glasgow, Scottland. The color is a beautiful dark mahogany.
The Caroni [...]
I love cocktail bitters! these little drops that can change a cocktail and take it to a different level, the salt and pepper of the drink!
I had the pleasure of meeting Daniel from Bad Dog Bar Craft at this year´s Tales and he handed me two bottles of bitters to try out – [...]
This is one of the rums that i tried at the Rum session at the Tales of the Cocktail that stayed with me – so i was very happy to receive a sample now for review. When you try many rums and spirits at occasions like the Tales you tend to get numb after a [...]
Today is dec 5th and it´s time to toast the Repeal Day! and if you don´t know what is the Repeal Day i advice you to go and read about it here – there´s everything you need to know.
Remembering and toasting for Repeal Day is something we all should joyfully do (unless you hate [...]
This months Mixology Monday is themed Beer Cocktails and is hosted by Cocktail Virgin Slut- thank you for hosting such a nice theme!
Yes i like the Beer Cocktail theme and since the world´s best beer (in my opinion) is in Nola where i am now what would suit me better than doing something [...]
Green chartreuse is really something – its the elixir of pure pleasure! a little of it and its like magic drops transforms an average drink into a potion of dreams..
This magic potion made by the Carthusian Monks since the 1740s and composed of distilled alcohol aged with 130 herbal extracts can really make [...]
A little bit of sour, a little bit of sweet, a little bit of strong and finally some weak..and no, its not a Planter`s Punch i`m making – its a Canal Street Daisy!
It takes its name from the famous Canal street which was made in the colonial era and divided the downriver older [...]
Already 2011 very soon..time flies i must say. I`m happy for that cuz that means that the next summer is approaching..and since i`m no winter person the faster the better!
Here`s two cocktails – both with rum…what else? The first with Campari, lime and my newly made batch of hibiscus grenadine. The second with rhum [...]
The worlds tallest xmas tree…in Stockholm 2010
Its time to sit back and have a holiday drink or three!
And here`s three holiday cocktails – maybe one or all will suit your palates? the first is red like Xmas and contains Grand Marnier, Jamaican rum, lemon, simple syrup and fresh rosemary.
The second is [...]
Repeal Day on dec 5th commemorates the anniversary of the day the United States repealed the Eighteenth Amendment and gave Americans the constitutional ability to consume alcohol.
If i could i would have attended the Repeal Day Ball in Washington DC held by the DC Craft bartenders Guild – where several of my fellow booze [...]