Monthly Archive: May 2016

Week 21: Corvus [52 Whispers From The Muse]

  Corvus Overall Rating: 2.1Appearance: 3.0Louche: 2.0Aroma: 2.5Flavor/Mouthfeel: 1.5Finish: 1.5Overall: 2.0 Style: Verte         ABV: 65%Country: Germany       Distillery: Feller Appearance: Actually a rather nice, rich green. Clear but may...

Sunset Cocktail: Rubicon

In a rocks glass: ½ oz Green Chartreuse 1 rosemary sprig In a mixing glass: 2 oz St. George Dry Rye Gin ½ oz Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur ½ oz Lemon Juice Ignite Chartreuse and Rosemary, then shake...

Sunset Cocktail: Third Angel AGAIN!

1 oz Berkshire Mountain Distillery Greylock Gin 1 oz Campari 1 oz Snap Gingersnap Liqueur  1/4 oz St. George Absinthe  1 dash Cocktail Kingdom Wormwood Bitters  Stir with ice and strain into a chilled...

Sunset Cocktail: Eldritch Storm (Updated)

1 oz Old Ipswich Rum 1 oz Butterfly Boston Absinthe  splash Orange Juice 2-3 oz Crabbie’s Ginger Beer  1 oz Kraken Spiced Rum 1-2 dashes Aromatic Bitters Build drink in an ice filled Collins Glass in...

Week 20: Sevil [52 Whispers From The Muse]

Sevil Overall Rating: 4.4 Appearance: 4.5 Louche: 4.0 Aroma: 4.5 Flavor/Mouthfeel: 4.5 Finish: 4.0 Overall: 4.5 Style: La Bleue ABV: 65%Country: Switzerland Distillery: DuVallon Appearance: Crystalline clear. Bright and sparkles in the light.Louche: Animated swirls form...

Sunset Cocktail: The Improved Whiskey Cocktail

2 oz Old Weller Antique 107 Bourbon Whiskey 2 bsp Simple syrup 1 bsp Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur 2 dashes Scrappy’s Aromatic Bitters 1 dash Butterfly Boston Absinthe Stir everything on ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Finish by...

Week 19: Butterfly Boston [52 Whispers From The Muse]

Butterfly Boston Overall Rating: 4.5 Appearance: 4.5 Louche: 4.5 Aroma: 4.5 Flavor/Mouthfeel: 4.5 Finish: 4.5 Overall: 4.5 Style: Verte ABV: 65% Country: Switzerland Distillery: Distillerie Artemisia Appearance: A very pretty, bright olive green. Vibrantly...

Sunset Cocktail: Joy Division

2 oz Vilya Spirits* Silvercoat Gin1 oz Dry vermouth1⁄2 oz Cointreau3 dashes Vilya Spirits* Absinthe Verte1 twist Lemon zest Stir over and strain into a chilled cocktail (Nick and Nora) glass. Express a lemon...

May 7th’s Memorable Things.

Moment of zen Other people born on May 7th besides me.. 1833 – Johannes Brahms, German pianist and composer  1840 – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer and educator (d. 1893)  1950 – Randall “Tex”...

Week 18: Sauvage [52 Whispers From The Muse]

Sauvage (Original Batch #1, 2010) Overall Rating: 4.9 Appearance: 4.5 Louche: 5.0 Aroma: 5.0 Flavor/Mouthfeel: 5.0 Finish: 5.0 Overall: 5.0 Style: Verte ABV: 68% Country: France Distillery: Emile Pernot Appearance: A rich, vibrant and...

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