Month: May 2022

Mix it Up Monday: Summer’s Strawberry Lemonade

Summer's strawberry lemonade in a frosty class garnished with a strawberry and lemon slice.
Summer’s Strawberry Lemonade

Summer’s Strawberry Lemonade

Colorado is an odd place to live during the late spring. One day, it’s 90 degrees and you start counting down the days to summer vacation. But take one look at the weather forecast and there is probably snow in the forecast.… Read the rest “Mix it Up Monday: Summer’s Strawberry Lemonade”

Warrior Whiskey: Review

Bottle of Warrior Whiskey on a snow covered table
Warrior Whiskey, lightly chilled.

Steamboat Whiskey Company Warrior Whiskey

One of our favorite places to visit in Colorado is Steamboat Springs. It is an area we try to visit annually. Like many Colorado mountain towns, it offers a little bit of every type of adventure.… Read the rest “Warrior Whiskey: Review”

Mix it Up Monday: Pineapple Upside Down Cake

BSB, Pineapple Juice can, and the Pineapple Upside Down Cake cocktail ready to drink.
Pineapple Upside Down Cake garnished with cherries.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

This week’s quest to craft a new cocktail led me down a fascinating rabbit hole. We recently picked up a couple of bottles of spicy bitters and spicy syrup. This led me to consider the ways I might be able to showcase spice in our next cocktail.… Read the rest “Mix it Up Monday: Pineapple Upside Down Cake”

Old Tub Whiskey: Review

Old Tub whiskey ready to pop.

Old Tub Whiskey

An adage I’ve heard before is that whatever whiskey is in your glass today is probably better than the whiskey your granddad drank. It makes a lot of sense when you stop to think about it.… Read the rest “Old Tub Whiskey: Review”

Bushmills Black Bush: Review

Bottle of Bushmills Black Bush.

Bushmills Black Bush

A few weeks ago, Alie and I decided to treat our friends to a whiskey tasting. Since our friends didn’t have much experience with whiskey, we wanted to present them with different types of whiskeys.… Read the rest “Bushmills Black Bush: Review”

Mix it Up Monday: Wilderness Brown Derby

Wilderness Brown Derby Cocktail next to slices of grapefruit
Wilderness Brown Derby with slices of grapefruit.

Wilderness Brown Derby

This week, we are continuing with our Kentucky Derby theme. While the Mint Julep reigns supreme as the quintessential derby cocktail, we wanted to share a cocktail that hits very different tasting notes.… Read the rest “Mix it Up Monday: Wilderness Brown Derby”

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