Beachcomber’s Rum Barrel
As other cocktail bloggers begin writing about the approaching spring and hay fever, I'm still stuck in the great white north deep freeze. It's warmed up a good five degree's since my last post, so, with the wind chill, it's a balmy -19. Even though I don't mind that temperature, as long as it is sunny, I still feel that this has been a long winter. Maybe it's the one year… [Continue]
Barrel Aged Cocktails
What happens when you age a cocktail? Does aging help or hinder the flavour and what is happening chemically to the liquor mixture inside the barrel? Do you really need a barrel to make them? These are the questions everyone wants to know about aged cocktails, and really, this is a unique and little understood process so let’s do a little research and discover what is happening.