Bitter Blood (Malört Thing)

The other night I found myself at Heritage Tavern in Madison, which happens to have passion for Malört, the famously bitter Chicago liquor.  They even have a special listing on […]


Another blast from our (recent) past. I recently came across a note, sadly undated, of a cocktail the Doctor came up with.  Obviously we were watching the latest season of […]

Lucky Gamer

Developed for our wedding, the Groom’s cocktail is a more complex take on a Gin Tonic, using lemoncello and herbal liquors in addition to the gin. For the wedding, the […]

Classy Librarian

Developed for our wedding, a Classy Librarian is a variation on the Bride’s beloved Manhattan cocktail, made with Lillet blanc and a bit of sour cherry vodka instead of the […]

2012 Cocktail

It’s named for both the New Years that was fast approaching when I came up with the recipe, and because its combination of chocolate, spice, & alcohol is about as […]