So, we all know Bond's thoughts on what drink is better, but because Bond is a fictional character from the mind of its creator we can only assume Ian Flemming likes his drinks shaken too, right? Well, lets push awa...
How do you test if you have a bad egg? Before you crack that egg for a fancy egg white for your whiskey sour, you may want to make sure it hasn't expired. Sure, there is an expiration on the box of eggs, but how accu...
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When creating cocktails, what are the required bar tools to get the job done? There are a few great bar tools that will get the job done and a few extras you can use if you want to expand your game. A few of the key ...
Today we create an off-shoot of the long island iced tea which we've named The One Night Stand Long Island Iced Tea. Why? Because after consulting with Jaelithe and our live stream audience, the name fit the conversat...
The fourth edition of our blind tasting battlegrounds, and we've got tequila back for a second time. This time Siete Leguas goes up against Alma tequila and Tres Generaciones. Again, we don't know the other two brand...
Today we create a cocktail for Nicolas, one of our patreon supporters. Nicolas said he liked flips, liked chocolate, likes bourbon and boom, we got a cocktail! Jennifer designed this cocktail and, if you like a whisk...
The Pomegranate Bourbon Special was designed by Derrick Schommer to take advantage of the California Fruit Wine Co's Pomegranate fruit wine. This mildly tart wine is 100% based on actual fruit (not grapes). Californi...
Next week I'll be at Youtube Head Quarters in San Bruno. However, we'll also be answering some questions in this episode, like my practice of the Martial Arts, the hardware I use for my microphone and a bit about bein...
There are six things you can avoid when creating cocktails to keep you from serving a bad cocktail. Once you've got these basic mistakes understood, you can start making craft cocktails both simple and complex without...
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Today, we sit down with Curtis and talk about the spirits industry and how people have gotten into it. What are the benefits to being in a job in spirits marketing and such and how do you position yourself to get into it?
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How do I properly taste spirits like vodka, bourbon or other nuanced flavor spirits? Here is our answer conducted by Curtis McMillan with support from Derrick and Don. If you need some spirit tasting snifters, check them out at AwesomeDrinks.
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Lots of lemon, striking lemon, citrus all over and a dry finishing. You can even add Maraschino syrup and it doesn't get any less dry nor any more sweet...still lots of lemon focus.
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A light sweet Xante pear liqueur made more subtle with tonic, leaving a bit of a slight bitter bite in the finish. The finish can be extremely striking and much less sweet to those that don't care for the flavor of tonic water.
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Imagine an iced caramel macchiato from starbucks and you are totally on target, except for that hidden alcohol that follows through to the end of the tasting.
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Last February we went to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic and picked up a bottle of herbs to create Mamajuana. Having had many varieties of Mamajuana while in the Dominican my wife Jennifer and I thought it would be a worthy thing to play with at home.
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Orange juice with a mild peach schnapps sweetness rounded out with a dark rum and just a hint of unique spice. The peach schnapps definitely comes through, so those that like sweeter drinks would be loving it.
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The cherry bomb, a low-alcohol take on cocktails with a high sweetness and a gradient red color. Imagine a pina colada turned in a slightly different direction and, potentially sweeter.
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Blue color, but very banana-centric taste with a light carbonated appeal. But, very banana
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Is it a fuzzy navel with hypnotiq? It brings some nice tropical flavors to the palate and has your peach schnapps sweetness with an overall hpnotiq flavor profile. Yeah, we missed the sprite though.