Hot Toddy

There are certain drinks that have several recipes, and this is among the most interesting.  The Hot Toddy is a hot whiskey drink. The original recipe calls for whiskey, a bar spoon of sugar and hot water….  that’s it.  Not much in here and not much in taste.  When I first got introduced to it….

Holiday EggNog

There is something about EggNog that I can never place.  It’s almost like when you get a  shake and you let it sit out for a while and keep stirring it of make sure is softens up and becomes easier to drink through a straw, or at least that’s what I did with mine.  But…

The Mother of Dragons

Dragon Fruit It’s something that I’m not too familiar with.  I’ve never cooked with it.  Never really eaten it… but when people bring me in things to use in cocktails I will always try.  It’s a little weird. I was expecting for it to be overly sweet or have a tanginess that would drive my…

S’mores Martini 

The crackling of fire, roasting of marshmallows.  It’s one of the only things that I remember and look forward to about camping.  Lord knows it wasn’t the spiders or the no showers. It was the marshmallows. Burnt?  Lightly toasted?  Just a little warm?  How do you like your marshmallows on the camp fire?   This…

The Goblet of Fire!  *do not try this at home!*

** DISCLAMER**. DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME OR ON YOUR OWN. FIRE WILL CAUSE GLASS TO BREAK OR CAN GET OUT OF CONTROL VERY EASY.  **DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME** Now that that is out of the way.  I’ve never been one to like fire with my drinks or shots. But apparently after…

Mixed Up Mule

Sitting a bar you end up meeting lots of people if you take the time,  exchanging of conversations can lead to many things. New ideas, challenged beliefs, lasting friendships.  But you never know till you say hello. I went to a Mission Taco Joint in Soulard on Sunday to visit with two bartenders I used…