Pisaq Cocktail and the PDX Cocktail Invitational

October 29, 2010

Pisaq Cocktail

2 oz FAIR. quinoa vodka
0.25 oz Cocchi Americano
0.25 oz sweet vermouth (Vya)
2 dashes citrus bitters (Urban Moonshine)

Stir over ice until as cold as an Andean glacier, strain into a cocktail glass.

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Bloody Mary

April 3, 2010

I’ve so convinced myself that I do not like the Bloody Mary that I was shocked when I took a sip of the first one I ever made, and…really liked it. Bloody Mary 1.5 ounces vodka or gin 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce 4 dashes Crystal hot sauce 2 dashes celery bitters 1/8 tsp horseradish pinch […]

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TDN Crystal Head Vodka – Live from Chantanee

October 28, 2009

This week’s Thursday Drink Night promises to be a lot fun. It’s sponsored by Crystal Head Vodka. Vodka may get a lot of derision from cocktail geeks, but it can present a true challenge when trying to create a well balanced cocktail. And, just in time for Halloween, it comes in a gorgeous bottle in […]

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MxMo XLI: Vodka is Your Friend — The Mike Romanoff Cocktail

August 10, 2009

I appear to have fallen victim to the “just stop blogging after a major event” virus following Tales of the Cocktail, so I’m glad Mixology Monday has rolled around to inspire me out of my post-NOLA doldrums. And this month Amelia at Felicia’s Speakeasy has finally lain down the challenge we have so long avoided. […]

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Sobieski Vodka and the Mazowse Mule

December 7, 2008

Back when I was doing Soviet studies at university (when there was still such a thing), vodka was the liquor of choice. Since becoming a cocktail geek, my tastes have run more towards gin and bourbon. Still, I was happy when contacted with a query to give Sobieski Vodka a try. Named after King Jan […]

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MxMo 32: Guilty Pleasures — The Lemon Drop

October 13, 2008

My name is Stevi. I play a cocktail ingenue on the intarwebz. I try to educate my friends about the glories of gin and cocktails that actually taste a little bit like the alcohol that’s in them. But I have a deep dark secret, one I will finally share for this month’s Mixology Monday, Guilty […]

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