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For 2020? A Crock Full of Wassail Should Do!

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

Nothing is too good for the year 2020. A cleverly constructed pandemic designed to eliminate the elderly yet somehow remain benign to the youth, well organized riots sans real protesters, unimaginable voter fraud…the list is endless. One thing that remains in our control is how we approach the holiday spirt of 2020.  It’s time to bring on some good old-fashioned …

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Treacle Cocktail? Off With Your Head!

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

Any aficionado of Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) is certainly familiar with the timeless classic tales he penned; Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and the sequel, Through the Looking Glass. I wondered as a child while reading Chapter VII, “A Mad Tea-Party”, what was treacle and why would it make one ill? “The Dormouse slowly opened his eyes. `I wasn’t asleep,’ …

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‘Slurple’ a Maple Perfect Manhattan

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

Frosty months are the perfect time for maple syrup aficionados to get sappy. Why not take that classic pancake topping and add it to a pre or post dinner cocktail such as this Maple Perfect Manhattan? Game on! Ruffle those tail feathers! Tip that elbow and enjoy! Maple Perfect Manhattan Ingredients: 2 ounces rye (Knob Creek Rye recommended) 1/2 ounce …