A review of The Flavor Bible by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg. How to use it in creating new cocktails, working with the seasons, and infusing spirits.
Author Archives: Spirit Sirens
The Definitive Guide to Absinthe, Part 2: How to Drink
An in depth demonstration (with pictures) on how to drink Absinthe in the traditional style Absinthe Ritual, using a fountain, a spoon, and sugar.
Imbibe Cocktail Map
A handy IMBIBE cocktail map to accompany David Wondrich’s book IMBIBE. This chart makes your journey into how cocktails developed way easier.
The Definitive Guide to Vodka, Part 2: Categories
How to categorize vodkas based on Legal definitions, Country of Origin, Base materials, and character of the final spirit
How to Order Martinis: The Audio Version!
This is the Audio accompaniment to The Comprehensive Guide to Martinis Part 2: How to Order. Going over every aspect of the Martini.
History of Martini: Audio Version!
Audio version of the History of the Martini, an exploration of how the martini began and how to evolved into the drink we know today.
Hangovers and their Cures
What causes a hangover? It’s nothing you’ve heard of before! How do you fix it? That’s a bit harder to explain…
A Comprehensive Guide to the Martini Part 2: How to Order
A complete guide to how to order a martini, or how to decode someone elses’ order. Any way is the right way, just find your own way!
#6c – 1010 Pina Colada, Whiskey Coconut Cream Liqueur, and 1010 advertising
Reviewing the 1010 Pina Colada flavor as well as their Whiskey Coconut Cream Liqueur; I also took a look at 1010 advertising choices and ranted about needlessly gendering products that everyone can enjoy.
#6b – 1010 Red Daikiri and 1010 Social Media
The new 1010 premium drinks from Spain. A review of their Red Daikiri cocktail-in-a-bottle as well as a look at their website and social media.