Tag: cocktails

Infusion Resolution: Gov. Brown Should Pass SB 32


There are few better ways to show off how lovely fresh produce can be than to extend its life as an infused spirit — something that California’s master mixologists should be taking advantage of. But a Prohibition-era restriction prevents it. UPDATED.

The Cocktail Glossary

The Cocktail Glossary could be invaluable. Image: J. Nisen.

Like any specialized hobby, cocktail-crafting and drinking comes with its own special language and terminology. Here are some of the basics that can make you look suave at the bar . . . or at least not like a neophyte.

Cocktail Primer: Essential Cocktail Books

Once you start to become a real cocktail enthusiast, you will want to make drinks for yourself. For that, you’ll have to learn how to make them. For essential tips and tricks, here are some invaluable resources: several books that can help you appreciate the art of crafting a cocktail.

Five for Friday: Halloween Countdown Edition

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Halloween’s still 15 days away, but there’s no reason to hold off on a little spooky fun. Or a little planning ahead, even, so your Tricks and Treats are crafty and sweet. Five ways to work a little more October into your weekend. Yes, there’s booze, candy, and The Simpsons.