The Honeyed Homesteader

In my mind, rye and gin have an almost farmstead appeal to them, as parts of the early American distilling tradition, and their ties to the American farm (rye, because so many farmers grew it, gin because the variety of flavors ties to the ingredients on hand). ┬áThe name of this cocktail is also partially…

Mission Update and Declaration of Transparency (an official one)

When I started The Boozy Beggar, I bartended and worked a day job. Slowly, over time, I left that day job (an awful one, as a contract attorney), to bartend more, and then to work with Artisanal Imports doing tasting events, occasionally filling in at bars and restaurants for them, and then representing their Belgian…

Boozy Beggar Picture of the Day – tea, lavender, honey, gin

2 oz hendricks gin 1.75 oz earl grey tea (i steeped two bags of Stash earl grey green and black in 10 oz of water) 0.75 oz brovo spirits lavender liqueur 0.75 oz fresh lemon juice 0.5 oz honey syrup (8 oz of clover honey and 8 oz of water heated together til honey dissolved)…