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Chapter 4 Tomorrow

For those who would like to know more about my travels you can subscribe to my email story on the right side of the page. As a note if you have subscribed and missed a couple of chapters let me know and I will forward them to you. Tomorrow my first real break as a […]

Lemon Drop Shooter

Watch this video on the Lemon Drop Shooter. It is a good one but when I make the cocktail I like to add half portion of Grand Marnier to the Vodka. It is a popular one in the Bartending Class.

Blogtalk Radio Tonight at 11PM

Well tonight is the night for a live 30 minute talk on how a bartending course can help turn someone’s life around and make it exciting. I hope the sound effects during the show work. To listen in you can come back at 11PM EST and click on the box to the right. If this […]

Baileys Chocolatini

For all you Baileys lovers out there this one looks real tasty. From behind the burner dot com here is the recipe. Click the title and have your pen and paper ready.

The Unicorn

This drink is a doozy. You want to make sure someone is driving you home after this one. The garnish I think you must go to Toys R Us just to purchase. Click the title for the recipe.

Thursday Quiz

Here you go for this week’s quiz. 1. An Americano cocktail and a Negroni cocktail both have sweet vermouth and campari in them. What liquor does the Negroni have that the Americano does not? 2. CrĂ©py is a light bodied white wine that can be made slightly sparkling coming from the slopes of the Haute […]

The Quiz Answers

Okay this wasn’t too bad and I think most of you probably got a few right with maybe the last question being on the more difficult side. The answers are; 1. Poteen is the answer I was looking for. 2. Red Eye is the correct response. Sounds like some high energy drinks took their cue […]

Some Fancy Drink Recipes

Here are some cocktails that are featured in the restaurant I work. Not your common everyday drinks but hey if you feel like living on the wild side try the following. Blackberry Martini 1oz Grey Goose Vodka1/2 oz Chambord ( French Black Raspberry Liqueur )1/2 oz Cassis10 Muddled Blackberries5 Mint Leaves torn and muddled1 oz […]

Calvados

Located between St.Malo and The Somme in Normandy France is the apple rich area of France known as Calvados where one of the world’s famous fruit brandies originates. With the city of Caen as it’s capital , this region of production was first named in 1949 and has 11 sub-regions within Calvados itself. The best […]

Galliano

A distinctive pale yellow , herb liqueur from Italy Galliano was first made as a tribute to a Major Giuseppe Galliano by Armando Vaccari in 1896. The major held the fort of Enda Jesus for 44 days before he was ordered to surrender during the Italian – Abyssinian war of 1895-96. To this day a […]