Deadpan Fix

We made a lot of ginger syrup, as described in our previous post on the spicy ginger daiquiri. A lot.

The reason we bought a massive ginger and made the syrup in the first place is because we …

Spicy Ginger Daiquiri

As always, I’m a huge fan of the daiquiri. Simple to make, simple to fuck up, daiquiris traditionally contain just three ingredients: rum, lime juice, and sugar. Now that I’m home all the time, I’ve been able to invest …

Dolores Park Swizzle

In these caronavirus times, with bars throughout San Francisco closed, I’ve found myself increasingly willing to make more complicated cocktails. The Dolores Park Swizzle is one such drink. Hailing from the Death and Co. Cocktail Book, the drink contains X …

Review #102: Springbank 18 Fresh Sherry Cask

Last Thursday, before the COVID-19 crisis quarantined us all starting this week, we went to Overproof. The reservations had been long outstanding – I made them early February, so I felt obligated to go (there was a $25/pp cancellation fee …

The Cooper Union

So I realize now as I’m typing this that I misspelled the cocktail name on our latest Instagram post as the “Copper Union” but it’s too late and no one mentioned it, so I won’t be sweating it.

Despite not …

Rusty Nail

The Rusty Nail's signature ingredient is Drambuie, a scotch based liquor, sweetened with heather honey, and infused with herbs and spices.