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Category Archives: mixers

BourBonCon 2008

This this is real and is happening. And it’s happening at my house. Updates have been sparse, but there’s been far more action behind the scenes. Namely, our very first BourBonCon held in the City of Chicago, County of Cook, State of Illinois in the foul year of Our Patron Saint 2008. This very weekend, […]

how to ruin a bottle of framboise

A couple-three weeks ago, a Blair and I were at Teardrop Lounge here in Portland. Somehow he ended up with a whiskey sour that included a reduction of framboise or kriek. I’m not sure who the progenitor was: whether Blair called it out by ingredient or if David was inspired and put the combination together. […]

On Mojitos, and the Men That Make Them

The Mojito. First, let’s get this as clear as a cocktail: if you are of the opinion that Mojitos are meant to cost $14 and come with a black straw, you are a victim of small thinking. If you believe rum drinks are for girls in Ugg boots, I’d like to remind you that pirates […]