Episode 17: Who Would Win in a Presidential Knife Fight?

Drinks: Reba: Gin & Tonic made w/Beefeater pink gin Vaughn: A red wine I couldn’t figure out *insert oops emoji* Kelly: Chateau Ste. Michelle Sauvignon Blanc Jamie: Yellow Hammer Slammer 1 oz amaretto liquor (I used Disaronno) 1 oz vodka 1 oz light rum 1/2 cup pineapple juice 3 oz orange juice maraschino cherries forContinue reading “Episode 17: Who Would Win in a Presidential Knife Fight?”

Episode 16: From Green Tea to Space Dust

Drinks: Tanya: Amaretto Sour 2 oz amaretto liquor (ex. Disaronno)* 1 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tsp simple syrup Maraschino cherries & half orange slice for garnish *Tanya prefers measuring with her heart Rebecca: Decaf Green Tea Kelly: Trader Joe’s Simpler Wines Peach flavor Jamie: Elysian Brewing Space Dust IPA Recommendations: Tanya: Cloud CuckooContinue reading “Episode 16: From Green Tea to Space Dust”

Episode 15: Yeah it’s St. Paddy’s Day. Everyone is Irish tonight–The Boondock Saints

Disclaimer: No one said we were original when it comes to being an American on St. Patrick’s Day. Also, our views on the quality of The Boondock Saints film is thus: If you are a fan of the film, we may or may not contest the film’s status as a so-called “cult classic,” and mayContinue reading “Episode 15: Yeah it’s St. Paddy’s Day. Everyone is Irish tonight–The Boondock Saints”

Episode 14: What Wine Goes with Cap’n Crunch? –George Carlin

Drinks: Candace: Red wine from FirstLeaf Wine Club subscription Kelly: Shoe Crazy Wine Chardonnay Jamie: Shoe Crazy Wine Pink Rose Sangria and Cabernet Sauvignon Recommendations: Candace: Get yourself an air fryer (and then air fry some chickpeas) Kelly: The Dickinson Sisters Mysteries series by Blythe Baker; Something in Particular with Teddy & Arthur webcast Jamie:Continue reading “Episode 14: What Wine Goes with Cap’n Crunch? –George Carlin”

Episode 13: Fine Irish Whiskey & Homemade Wine

Drinks: Brad: The Quiet Man 8 year single-malt Irish Whiskey; I.C. Light beer Michael: 2019 Barolo wine he made himself Kelly: Love Cork Screw “Good Times Good Friends” Pinot Grigio Jamie: Tap Water from La Casa de Goodall Recommendations: Brad: Red Wing boots; Levi’s 569 jeans; Moleskine notebooks; James Baldwin’s book Giovanni’s Room; Castle (onContinue reading “Episode 13: Fine Irish Whiskey & Homemade Wine”

Episode 12: The End of Damp January

Drinks: Aaron: (1) Whiskey Cocktail, (2) 1860s Improved Whiskey Cocktail, (3) Mid-Century Old Fashioned/Old Fashioned #2 (1) Whiskey Cocktail 1 sugar cube soaked in bitters 2 oz. Uncle Nearest Whiskey (1856) 2 oz. Water (2) 1860s Improved Whiskey Cocktail 3-4 dashes Angostura bitters 1/4 oz. simple syrup 1/4 oz. curacao 1 dash of absinthe 2Continue reading “Episode 12: The End of Damp January”

Episode 11: The Bright Ages

Drinks: Matt: Saw Tooth cocktail (a twist on the Old Fashioned) 2 oz. Bourbon 1/2 oz. Braulio Amaro 1 Brown sugar cube OR 1/2 oz. Maple Syrup David: random French red wine from his wife’s wine advent calendar Kelly: Non-alcoholic “Mimosa” 2 oz. Seedlip Grove 42 Citrus non-alcoholic spirit 1 oz. orange-peach-mango juice 2 oz.Continue reading “Episode 11: The Bright Ages”

Episode 10: Insurrection Anniversary

Michael’s Drink: Florida Avenue Brewing Passion of the Heights Kelly’s Drink: FRE Chardonnay Jamie’s Drink: Bombay Sapphire gin & Fever Tree tonic Recommendations! Michael’s: Jeffrey Olster’s Surviving Genocide: Native Nations and the United States from the American Revolution to Bleeding Kansas (find it here: https://bit.ly/3zQRQk5) Kelly’s: Wordle; Erica Armstrong Dunbar’s Never Caught: The Washingtons’ RelentlessContinue reading “Episode 10: Insurrection Anniversary”

Episode 9: Choice is an illusion

Rebecca’s Cocktail(s): Red Pill Vodka Raspberry puree Rose syrup Blue Pill Vodka Blue Raspberry juice Conor’s Drink: Song Hill Wine, Diamond Kelly’s Drink: Song Hill Wine, Ice Wine Jamie’s Cocktail: Spiked Apple Cider Flor de Caña 12 rum Hot spiced apple cider Recommendations Rebecca: Go see The Matrix: Resurrections ASAP Conor: Norman Maclean’s book YoungContinue reading “Episode 9: Choice is an illusion”

Episode 8: Cocktail Recipes & Recommendations

FEW Spirits Straight Bourbon Whiskey, which Paul enjoyed neat French 75, one of Courtney’s favorite cocktails Ingredients:1 ounce gin 1/2 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1/2 ounce simple syrup 3 ounces Champagne (or other sparkling wine) Garnish: lemon twist Southside Cocktail, to represent the area in which Kelly lives Ingredients: 2 ounces gin 1 ounce lime juice 3/4 ounce simple syrup 1 sprig mint 1Continue reading “Episode 8: Cocktail Recipes & Recommendations”