Posts Tagged "blackberry"

Lost Coast Fizz

Posted on Jan 6, 2013 in Drink This, Recipes | Comments Off on Lost Coast Fizz

1 ¾ oz Hayman’s Old Tom Gin ½ oz Clear Creek blackberry liqueur, or your own homemade berry liqueur ½ oz fresh-squeezed lemon juice, or the juice of about half a lemon ½ oz simple syrup (equal parts sugar and water, heated so the sugar melts) 1-2 oz Lost Coast Brewery Indica IPA, or your favorite locally-brewed IPA. Shake the first four ingredients with ice and strain into an Old-Fashioned glass filled with ice.  Top with 1-2 oz beer to taste, and give it a good...

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Grow Your Own: The Southern Belle Whiskey Garden

Posted on Nov 20, 2012 in Drunken Botanist Plant Collection | Comments Off on Grow Your Own: The Southern Belle Whiskey Garden

That’s what I like about the south!  Whiskey, that is.  It was an interesting challenge to work with the people at Log House Plants to put together a collection of plants based around the flavors in whiskey.  My top choices, peaches and cherries, don’t exactly fit in a six-pack at the garden center!  Anyway, Log House is a wholesale nursery, so they’re growing the plants for sale at retail garden centers and gourmet grocery stores on the West Coast.  Look for them in your local indie garden center/grocery store, or order them online from the Territorial Seed Company, who...

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