The Bean & Barley – A Stout and Whiskey Cocktail With Lucky Bucket and Cut Spike

The Bean and Barley - A Whiskey and Coffee Stout Cocktail with Lucky Bucket and Cut Spike

One thing we love about writing about food and drink is the opportunity to explore the culture of a city or region, which really can bring some great insight into a place. Whenever we travel, we always try to eat at a local place or visit local breweries or distilleries. With that philosophy in mind,Read more

Blueberry Cucumber Moscow Mule

We have a whole bunch of spring birthdays, and with our family and friends never missing a chance to throw a shindig, we get tasked with bringing the beverages for the various events. While we can get a way with bringing the same drinks every now and then, after a while, we need to changeRead more

The Whiskey Lush

Cold winter nights can make a person yearn for warmer climes, and any drink that can evoke some images of warm exotic locations like tropical islands or the spice markets of the Mediterranean. This drink does both, combining the tropical sweetness of pineapple with the spicy warmth of a spiced honey simple syrup. Add inRead more

Brandied Chocolate Manhattan

We always are fans of the classics and when the folks over at Cut Spike Distillery mentioned on Twitter that they were obsessing about Manhattans and wanted another recipe to try, it prompted us to finish up our experimentation on this twist of the classic Manhattan.  Invented in the 1870s at the Manhattan Club inRead more

DIY Bitters – Thistle and Vine Company Bitters Kit

Sponsored Post: While we were given product, all opinions are 100% our own. Great cooking requires not only incredible ingredients but knowing how to season your dish to bring out and enhance the essential flavors that make the dish shine. A dash of salt, a sprinkle of pepper and a bit of herbs can transformRead more

Orange Dreamsicle Cocktail

One of Mr. Nom’s favorite childhood treats was the orange dreamsicle, that wonderful icy treat that combined orange popsicle with creamy vanilla ice cream that made for a perfect if somewhat sticky summer treat. This cocktail takes that wonderful treat and puts an adult spin on it, plus the drink is significantly less sticky! IfRead more

Blood Orange Sidecar

The sidecar is one cocktail that any bar tender should have in their repertoire as it is an absolute classic having been around since the early 1900’s and is a cocktail that is easily modified to create a simple delicious variations. This variation uses a combination of rum and brandy as the base spirits, bothRead more