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Daiquiri Week: Scandinavian Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe To celebrate the arrival of high summer, we're stocking up on rum and limes and mixing ourselves Daiquiris all week. You might be most familiar with the Daiquiri from it's sloppy mid-modern period in which it was dispensed from slush machines,...

Tiki Week: Not All Rum is the Same We're not island types. It's not a mistake that our entire adult lives have been spent in big, hard-charging, businesslike cities. We know, however, that a key to successful urban living is, every once in a while, escaping to...

A Belated Recognition of Vermouth Blanco It's time for us to make a confession: we're cheaters. Some of our very earliest posts (here and here) were a bracket-style tournament of vermouths. Though we called one side of the bracket 'The Whites,' it was more precisely a...

Lyon's Liqueurs: Beersky A while ago, Lyon Distilling, a rum maker on Maryland's Eastern Shore, was kind enough to provide us with samples of most of their products. We had such a good time tasting, experimenting with, and writing about their excellent and interesting rums that...