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Cocktails with Manischewitz

I know as much about Hanukkah as the team at Cards Against Humanity knows about Kwanzaa (so not a lot). What fascinates me about Jewish Food Culture is Manischewitz Wine….

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Opening of Punch Bowl Social: Detroit – Today

You may have heard about a new place called Punch Bowl Social that is opening on Broadway in Downtown Detroit. I got the privilege to take a tour for the…

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Thanksgiving Pumpkin Cocktails

Pumpkin is a great flavor. However, most people only ever eat it in pie. This Thanksgiving in-between football and family, try your hand at some of these cocktails. It might…

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Dark Horse Tap Takeover – 11/29

  If you haven’t checked out The Bird & The Bread and are a fan of quality adult beverages, you don’t know what you are missing.  I had a chance…

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Detroit Cocktail Classic – 10/24 @ 7p

Have you visited all of the following cocktail joints; Firebird Tavern, Two James Spirits, Public House, Great Lakes Coffee, Craft Work, Roast, The Oakland, Joe Muer Seafood & Rock City Eatery?…

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Hosting a Vodka Party

Vodka is a great ingredient for mixing up cocktails. That’s a fighting statement with some craft cocktail joints. My defense of that is it offers a great platform for new…

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Visit to Detroit City Distillary

It’s always exciting to check out a new place and Downtown Detroit is having all sorts of great bars and restaurants pop-up. The most recent was the Detroit City Distillery….

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Patron Aficionados 2014 Event Review

Being part of the US Bartender’s Guild has some great perks (sshhhh, you don’t have to be a bartender.) One of them is invites to special events. Patrón is launch…

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Detroit Maker Faire Geeky Cocktails Presentation

  This weekend was one of my favorite weekends in Detroit. It was Maker Faire. Being the fifth year, I wanted to do something cool. I opted-out of last year…

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Field Trip: Wright & Company

I had the pleasure to visit Wright & Company on Thursday prior to their official opening today (Monday  7/20). Lish and I went to a practice dinner last week. I…

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Pig & Whiskey 2014

Pig & Whiskey is a yearly event hosted by Ferndale behind the WAB. This is the first year I have visited the event and I don’t know if I would…

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Agricole Rhum Tasting in Michigan

I had the great privilege to join The Rum Collective, visiting from Seattle, as they gave three tastings around the extended Metro Detroit area. They hosted two tastings at Sugar House…

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Product Review: Libbey’s Perfect Collection

Libbey is an epic company founded in 1818 and is located right down the road from me in Toledo, OH. They are the number one brand of beverageware in retail…

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Beginning of Summer: Honi Honi Opens

  The temperature is brutal, the days are long and you need a place to relax. You need an ice cold drink inspired by the island-life. Last night marked the…

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5 Boozie Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day is on Sunday. Have you purchased your gift yet? If not, why not check out my recommendations for a boozie gift? I did a post on DIY Network’s…

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Product Review: Wintersmiths Ice Baller

Getting clear ice is challenging and takes some effort. Camper English at Alcademics.com has done some great work on exploring the different ways that work and don’t work. I’ve experimented…

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DIY: Sweet Vermouth

Vermouths of the world are just a wine infused with spices and fortified with high-proof booze. I’ve was interested in trying my own ever since I came across this post…

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Featured International Bartender: Mihai Fetcu

I follow a number of cool bartenders on the Facebooks and have been following Mihai Fetcu of Bardome.ro (in Romanian) for a while. He is a talented bartender that has competed…

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Bar Review: Bar-X Utah

We took a trip to the craft blogger conference known as SNAP in Salt Lake City, Utah. By craft, I don’t mean craft cocktail, I mean crafting (sewing, paper arts,…

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Whats a Dinotini?

  I’m off to my first blogger conference with my wife. It’s called SNAP Conference and is in Salt Lake City. I have a sneaking suspicion I will be one…


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