We’ve all been there. A chilly night at a fair with the scents of caramel apples and cotton candy wafting by, colored lights shining and blinking everywhere, and the sounds of a calliope and laughter filling the air. It’s a beautiful scene. That is until you turn the corner and are face-to-face with the barker … Continue reading Come Look at the Freaks
One of the biggest party weekends of the year is upon us . . . the wicked weekend of Halloween! Pretty much every nightclub and bar across town will offer some version of a Halloween party this weekend. Skimpy costumes, “finger” food, fake blood, smoking cocktails, and probably too many zombies to keep score. Having … Continue reading Scaring up some fun for Halloween this weekend
With Halloween a week away and ghoulish celebrations taking place this weekend, we thought it might help to provide some creepy cocktails and scary spirits over the next few days for you to consider serving up to your friends. Today’s devilish delights are from the talented crew of mixologists at William Grant & Sons. Oaxaca … Continue reading Scaring up some Halloween libations this week
One afternoon back in the summer of 2010, we sat pondering the reoccurring question, “Where can we go for a well-crafted cocktail?” We knew the places had to be out there, but we were continually searching for bars or restaurants that might live up to our libatious needs and exceedingly high expectations with mixed results. … Continue reading Our First Annual OLN “State of the Cocktail” (or a few things we actually remember from last year)
For most people October 19 is just another day, but for Katruska and me it represents something very special. One year ago today we posted our first blog to Our Libatious Nature! Since then we’ve taken a wild ride through the world of cocktails, but the good news is we’re just getting started. Today we … Continue reading Happy One-Year Anniversary To Us!
When you hear the phrase “twisting the lion’s tail”, a cocktail is not the first thing that comes to mind. Most likely visions of violence on the African plains as a result of an ill-advised activity spring to mind. But, in the 1930s, “twisting the lion’s tail” was American slang for anything distinctly British. Based … Continue reading A Twist of the Lion’s Tail
Nicky and I love it when we have the chance to share our cocktail passion with our friends. One of those amazing people is ‘Nay. Not only is she a dear friend, she also owns one of the best burger joints in town! So we swung by George’s the other night for a bite, met … Continue reading Impromptu cocktail adventure at Rosebud