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).  The name of this cocktail is also partially…

Boozy Beggar Picture of the Day – The Toddy Goldman

 The Heidi toddy. Or is it the Toddy Goldman? Heidi’s chai tea infused vodka, egg white, honey syrup, splash of fresh squeezed lemon. Garnished with cinnamon and @bittercube cherry bark vanilla bitters. 2 oz Chai Tea-infused Vodka (see below for process) 1.5 oz of milk 1 oz honey syrup 0.25 oz fresh lemon juice egg white…

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…