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 …

How to Make Ginger Syrup

Ginger syrup is a great cocktail ingredient – it really plays beautifully with rye and adds a spicy and sweet taste to cocktails.

A massive ginger

A few weeks ago, we noticed that a lot of cocktails in the Death …

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 …

Bananarac Cocktail

One thing I sometimes fantasize about is doing the Julie & Julia version of cocktails. To be honest, I have never watched the movie, but I know the gist of it: some girl named Julie recreates all of Julia Child’s …

Review #96: Dalmore 15

As mentioned in our Dalmore 12 review, the reddit community does not like Dalmore much. There are some good points: they’re a bit watery (and a bit pricey). But the broader market likes Dalmore; some because of the shiny …