The Best Bourbon – A Flavor Guide

The Best Bourbon for You The Guide to Choosing the Best Bourbon In this guide, we’ll look at the elements that shape the flavor of a #bourbon. Then we’ll look at different styles and bottlings of bourbon. I have included tasting notes for a selection of some of the best bourbons on the market.  Finally,…

Cathedral Grove – Gin and Sherry Cocktail

The Cathedral Grove is a gin and sherry cocktail that I developed for a competition. The organizers asked for a recipe inspired by Pacific Northwest. The winner would have received the title of best bartender in the region. Nobody entered the competition. They canceled it. They didn’t give me details, but I assume I was the only…

How to Make Elderflower Cordial

How to Make Elderflower Cordial #Elderflower Cordial Recipe – Summer is on its way. Elderflowers are in bloom. The large white, fragrant heads appear in mid-May and last about two weeks. If you are looking for a great flavor to build a #cocktail around this is it. This recipe is for a delicious #elderflower cordial…

Dandelion and Burdock Cordial Recipe

Dandelion and Burdock Cordial Recipe There is nothing I make on a regular basis that disgusts me more than #Dandelion and #Burdock #soda. Mostly, I only make things I love. I have a visceral reaction to dandelions. The stinky yellow flowers that bleed a nasty white sap. I associate the smell with pesticide. Burdock? I don’t even know…