Widow’s Kiss

Widow’s Kiss… Don’t worry folks, he’s still alive but the sweetness of the drink may have almost killed both of us.  This herbal-forward sweet drink has a touch of cinnamon and clove as a finisher both otherwise it’s straight up sugar.  I don’t normally make drinks this sweet but I felt like I had to…

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Montreal

Montreal was totally off my radar until my cousins extended and invitation for Kyle to join them for a family trip.  After a bit of research, we discovered how much of a clear, foodie city it really was so we decided to check it out.  The city is reminiscent of many European cities I’ve seen,…

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Up to date

Like most pre-prohibition cocktails, this sherry-forward ‘Up to date’ cocktail is quite mellow and easy sipping.  The recipe comes from a pre-prohibition book written by a German bartender in New York, that contained famous recipes such as the gin-based Aviation.  It’s a 1 to 1 ratio of rye (or bourbon) to Amontillado sherry, with a…

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Southern Iceland & Golden Circle

Here’s a few extra photos of other things we got to see in Southern Iceland besides the glaciers.  No huge story on these, though they were cool to see! Kirkjugolf, called the church floor, though there is no evidence this was actually a floor of a church… rather just a natural phenomena of the basalt…

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