Category Archives: Rum

30/30, #9: Maisy Dotes

Unless you’re one of the people who reads every cocktail blog that’s popped up online over the past few years — and this may cover a good chunk of my regular readership — you may have missed a regular little gathering that happens every week called Thursday Drink Night, hosted at the Mixoloseum. The ideaContinue Reading

30/30, #7: Tchoupitoulas Street Guzzle

The Tchoupitoulas Street Guzzle has, in my opinion, one of the greatest names in mixology; the recipe, however, needs a little reimagining. As noted by Stanley Clisby Arthur in Famous New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix ‘em, first published in 1937, the Tchoupitoulas Street Guzzle was a regular tipple at the Iron Horse TavernContinue Reading

30/30, #1: White Lily

We’ve come across them before: the Blood & Sand, the Last Word, the Cameron’s Kick — drinks that look like a train wreck on paper, but in the glass, have a lot more character than you’d think. The White Lily isn’t quite in the same class as these three cocktails, but for something that looksContinue Reading

MxMo New Orleans: Oh, the choices you’ll face…

I’d like to write about all the great drinks I enjoyed in New Orleans, but to be honest, after the first couple of Sazeracs everything started running together until, a week later, I boarded the flight home, still bleary eyed and happy and reeking only slightly of absinthe. God, I love New Orleans. Before TalesContinue Reading