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Category Archives: bourbon

Chicago Ted’s Patented Egg Nog Recipe

Ingredients: 4 egg yolks 1/3rd c sugar 2 c whole milk 1 c heavy cream 4 oz. bourbon 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg Directions: Pour bourbon over 4 ice cubes in an old fashioned glass. Throw everything else away. Repeat.

By unanimous consent, Senate Resolution 294 has passed

This is the kind of stuff that makes one proud to be be an American. Introduced as S. Res. 294 on 2007 August 02 to the 110th Congress by Senator Jim Bunning (R-KY), “Whereas Congress declared bourbon as `America’s Native Spirit’ in 1964, making it the only spirit distinctive to the United States; Whereas the […]

Divers Spirits

The intelligent man is always thirsty. He stretches his gaze ever outward; he is never satisfied with his body of experience, but instead pushes his horizons as far as resources will allow. He raises himself above his peers, always; first he conquers the fruits of his native land, and then he moves on—the heathen Chinee, […]

Shaken, not shtirred

It turns out that a martini shaken – not stirred – helps deactivate hydrogen peroxide (an antioxidant) better than gin or vermouth alone and twice as effective than when stirred. This is important because 007 is a tough old bastard, and part of his health may be due to competent bartending. Never you mind that […]