Get off my lawn!

...damn kids and yer browsin'
There will be construction going on here for a while longer. Feel free to enjoy the bastardry as it gets added, but watch your step in the meantime.

MxMo Brown Bitter & Stirred: The Box Cutter

Posted by John The Bastard on September 01, 2010| |read the whole damn thing
Big thanks go to Lindsey for an awesome Mixology Monday theme with a Wednesday deadline. If you're not familiar with the brown, bitter, & stirred genre of drinks, they are what they sound like: brown spirit, something bitter, not much sugar, and no shaking...

The First Assembly of Cascadians is Called to Order

Posted by John The Bastard on July 20, 2010| |read the whole damn thing
Are you from the Pacific Northwest? Are you currently in New Orleans? Here are your orders.

I ♥ Anvil

Posted by John The Bastard on July 17, 2010| |read the whole damn thing

The Four Barmen of the Apocalypse

Posted by John The Bastard on July 15, 2010| |read the whole damn thing
Last year's Tales of the Cocktail was a momentous occasion for a variety of reasons, but especially so for many of your favorite booze bloggers. In a rented house on North Rampart Street, just a few doors down from Bar Tonique, we of the newly formed Cocktail and Spirits Online Writers Group had taken it upon ourselves to assemble the finest bar in New Orleans. We had more homemade ingredients and rare bottles of booze than has likely ever been assembled, and it all poured freely---if you were invited in. Welcome to the Mixo House.

Four Stars

Posted by John The Bastard on June 01, 2010| |read the whole damn thing
A couple weeks ago, the theme ingredient for Thursday Drink Night was Kahlúa, and I'll be frank: I was not excited about this. I am not a Kahlúa fan. The cloying sweetness conjures images of sticky frat bathrooms and sexual regret. However, knowing that even the lowly Jägermeister has its occasional uses, I convinced myself to try coming up with something that wouldn't result in tearful toilet hugging...