The Naked Ape

Next we had The Naked ApeI saw the Noah Oran had posted this drink. Rob loves monkeys, everything about them, from the 3 wise ones,to the Planet of them. So this was a fitting return to mixin as well. It’s a Martin Cate, Smuggler’s Cove recipe. So in honour of visiting that esteemed establishment as…

Air Balloon

This drink marks a return to normal for us, after 4 months of travel. Now we are home again, and things can go back to the way it was. Well, preferably pre covid the way it was.But like many people, I wouldn’t have started home mixing, had it not been for covid. I saw this…

The Lawgiver Bleeds

“Beware the beast Man, for he is the Devil’s pawn. Alone among God’s primates, he kills for sport, or lust or greed. Yea, he will murder his brother to possess his brother’s land. Let him not breed in great numbers, for he will make a desert of his home and yours.” – Cornelius reading from…

Rumchata

Celebrate good times, come on! We are having some friends for dinner tonight, and drinks, of course.I’m going for a stew/casserole type thing, because it’s cold. And stews always lend themselves to winter dining. And, I don’t have to fluff around in the kitchen to much while everyone is here. That leaves more time for…

The Golden Monkey

The Golden MonkeyRecipe by Robert Grecht- aka The Doghouse I had to do a bit of metric conversion here, for Robert’s recipe.Robert had this presented in an amazing glass. I just had a footed Pilsner glass, sorry. But when he told me what he was making, I knew Rob would dig it (my Rob). It’s…

Cherry Blossom

Cherry BlossomJustin WojslawFrom Minimalist Tiki I wanted something Asian inspired to go with dinner tonight. What better than something bright and shiny, as we go into the darkness of winter!As well, this reminds me of our trip to Japan, following our Aussie wedding, when all the blossom was just- blossoming. As it does. 22.5ml Fresh…

JADE IDOL

JADE IDOL Robert Grecht made this 2 weeks ago, and I’ve been waiting to replicate it. He posted it to Instagram and also the Craft Cocktail Club. Robert and I had talked (chatted) across the airwaves. He has quite a selection of amazing glassware, and I, like others, admire it greatly. As we chatted about…

Fake Empire

Fake EmpireRecipe by Andy, of ProofCocktalis.nl Fake Empire snippet:- Stay out super late tonight picking apples, making pies. Put a little something in our lemonade and take it with us. This band, wow. I love them. We saw them a couple of years ago now. Remember when you could go see live bands? We actually…

Get Throwed

Get Throwed Another recipe from Chad Austin. I was playing around in the kitchen, and thought to myself, “does this have a use in any cocktails? I bet it does!” I was using lemongrass in something, and that was what I was thinking about. I love everything about lemongrass. The smell is so kinda clean…

Mind Flayer

Mind FlayerRecipe by Chad AustinEveryone Ha a F*cking Cocktail Book As Chad opens his dialogue for this drink with“not for the weak at heart, or those with limp dick taste buds”I think I have to agree whole heartedly. The Summer keeps on being summer that we have had so far this year, and it does…