Not all bars are built the same, and what you should order at each is not the same either. A short guide to when and what to drink depending on where you are.
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Ordering Drinks at a Bar 101
Ordering Drinks doesn’t have to be a ‘learn as you go’ process. Finally, everything you need to know about ordering at bars is right here.
Different Types of Long Island
If you haven’t done it yet, you should probably check out the first part to this article: The Long Island Iced Tea. It’s going to help you understand the basics of this drink before we start playing with different types of Long Island. What Can you Change to make a different type of Long Island?Continue reading “Different Types of Long Island”
The Long Island Iced Tea
The Long Island Iced Tea is a victim. A victim of it’s own fans… people who had no idea what to order at a bar so they got this and then they never ever changed their order again. Okay, it’s not quite so bad. It is a good drink, or rather, it can be aContinue reading “The Long Island Iced Tea”
10 Rules for Drinking in Vegas
Drinking in Las Vegas is considered a rite of passage for many, particularly if you are turning 21 or getting married or generally a party person. Remember though, this kind of drinking is a whole different ballgame and it comes with its own set of rules. 10. Be Safe Sure, girls know this well enoughContinue reading “10 Rules for Drinking in Vegas”
Cocktail Sour – The Building Block of Every Cocktail
If you’ve had any cocktails at all, it’s very likely that it’s base was a sour. It’s the simplest recipe in the world, it makes incredible drinks, and it’s easy to add a little *pizzazz* to create a really impressive (but easy) cocktail.
Making Homemade Simple Syrup – Part 1: Hot, Cold, Flavors, and Shelf Life
An in depth look at making homemade simple syrups, hot and cold style, flavors, and how to use them in everyday life!
Definitive Guide to Vodka, Part 1: History (Podcast)
The Podcast version of Definitive Guide to Vodka, Part 1: History. An in depth look at the history of Vodka and how it became the number one spirit in the United States.
The Flavor Bible – A Book Review
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.
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.