The Shining + Redrum Gin Martini

Stanley Kubrick changed a fundamental element in Jack Torrance's personality for his screen adaption of The Shining¬†: the man's preferred drink. Bourbon on the rocks is a solid go-to drink, however, in Stephen King's mind Torrance was a martini guy. In both renditions Torrance gave up drinking. For those who love a stiff cocktail,¬†The Shining … Continue reading The Shining + Redrum Gin Martini

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The Handmaid’s Tale + A Blessed Evening

  Blessed Evening Recipe [Ingredients] 1/2 blood orange, juiced 1 lime, juiced 1.5 oz shot gin 5 fresh mint leaves 5 oz seltzer water [Directions] Muddle the mint. Add Gin and fruit juices. Shake. Top with seltzer. Praise be you don't live in Gilead!

Your Friend’s Engagement + Sparkling Gin Dreamer

On Sunday night my best friend got engaged! This explosion of love ushered in the first truly springlike morning in Northeast America. The sun hit me in the face with its rays and I actually heard birds chirping. Watch out Cinderella. I am pumped for a year plus of gazing at all of her beautiful … Continue reading Your Friend’s Engagement + Sparkling Gin Dreamer