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Tales of the Cocktail kicked off today in New Orleans and the buzz on twitter has me jealous that I’m not there. While no substitute for being at totc, enjoying a Vieux Carré seemed like the appropriate way to celebrate with my cocktail brethren. Vieux Carré is the french name for the french quarter (old square) of […]

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The classic Sidecar is a versatile drink that never fails to please. Cognac, lemon and Cointreau in a proportion that can be used to make countless other drinks. Swap the cognac for tequila, lemon for lime and you’ve got a margarita. You’d be surprised the amount of drinks you can make if you know the […]

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I spend every New Years in snowy Lake Tahoe renting a big house with all my closet friends. My good friend Peter Molettiere brought a bottle of Leopold Bros. Georgia Peach Whiskey, which we found to taste delicious and have a sweet malty/syrupy feel. Peter and I set on a mission to create a well […]

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Today was a great day for cocktails, went to the container store and bought some nice sealable glass containers for my homemade syrups. I then went to Cask on third street in San Francisco and picked up some Fee Brothers bitters (old fashioned bitters, west indies orange bitters and peach bitters) along with an outstanding […]

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