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Monthly archives for September, 2013

Episode 15: The Big Easy – Saz...

Episode 15:  The Big Easy – Sazerac

The oldest cocktails, like the Old Fashioned, hearken back to a core beverage template known as the bittered sling.  The sling is a primary liquor, sugar, and bitters.  The Sazerac is another one of these classic cocktails that comes from the bittered sling and therefore it is OLD.  But unlike many of the really old […]

The People in Your Neighborhood ̵...

The People in Your Neighborhood – Independent Spirits Inc.

  For the latest Monster in a Glass episode we did something a little different.  I went to Independent Spirits Inc., a little shop in my neighborhood of Edgewater, and spoke to Scott Crestodina, proprietor and spirits enthusiast, to discuss his store and his view of the craft spirits scene that is currently trending across […]

Monster Summoning 2: Lucy June

Monster Summoning 2:  Lucy June

  A friend of the Black Liver Project (thanks Morgan!) sent us a recipe of a cocktail she saw online.  Because we love trying new things, I was happy to take this to our bartender, Bobby, and he whipped one up for us real quick.  It was different and strange and we love both of […]

Monster Summoning I: Hendricks, Berr...

Monster Summoning I:  Hendricks, Berries & Basil

Monday was Labor Day and everybody’s’ schedules were all askew, so Bobby and I did a real quick episode based on a fan suggestion.  The fan is a knowledgeable Wisconsin bartender (Twitter: @dy_mixes; if you do Twitter, follow her, she’s cool) who writes her own blog (funbehindbars.blogspot.com; or if you choose to join the throngs […]

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