The Monk’s Muse A Gin & Chartreuse Cocktail

The Monk's Muse A Gin & Chartreuse Cocktail

We recently rediscovered our bottle of Chartreuse after having a drink on a recent date night that prominently featured Chartreuse. After having just one sip, the bottle we had somehow misplaced into the back of our liquor cabinet popped into our head after tasting the very distinctive flavor and we have been a little obsessedRead more

Maple Old Fashioned – A Bourbon Cocktail

Maple Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned might be the most famous and original American cocktail, and since Thanksgiving was originally an American holiday we figured serving an Old Fashioned would be a great cocktail to serve on Thanksgiving. When we sit down to plan our Thanksgiving meal, one thing we always have to plan for is a goodRead more

The French Tart

We occasionally run across recipes that immediately pique our interest, many times from some of our fellow food bloggers. Usually we end up putting these interesting recipes on our list of things to make, but usually we don’t have the ingredients right at hand so it takes us a while to get around to makingRead 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

DRAM Apothecary – Silver Plume, Colorado

Just a few hundred feet from thousands of cars and trucks speeding  on their way along the Interstate is the quiet ghost town of Silver Plume, Colorado.  This historic mining town once was the home to the earliest and most successful silver mines in Colorado, a bustling and lively town full of saloons and shopsRead more