Monday Booze News WINE all the time, tiki cocktails in your mailbox, and summer bar bucket list

Monday Booze News: put a bird on the cocktail // stirandstrain.com

Monday Booze News new ways to drink your cocktails, amari curious, and what cocktail blogs to read

Monday Booze News: cocktails in teapots! And more! // stirandstrain.com
Monday Booze News: cocktails in teapots! And more! // stirandstrain.com

 

Monday Booze News Rosé drive thrus, G&T festivals, and flowing bowls of booze

Monday Booze News: negroni out // stirandstrain.com

Monday Booze News Negroni Week 2017 Edition!

Monday Booze News: Negroni Week 2017 excitement // stirandstrain.com

Monday Booze News 6 packs of champagne! Mezcal worms! Drinks to Instagram!

Monday Booze News: Memorial Day Edition 2017 // stirandstrain.com

Monday Booze News that's not a plant, that's a cocktail... and DAY DRINKING

Monday Booze News Drinking 40s of rosé, you still can't shake a cocktail right, and fernetaboutit

Monday Booze News: It’s Baaaaaaaaccckkkkkk

Due to popular demand, and by that I mean the handful of you who have expressed interest in this column, the Monday Booze News has returned on a semi-weekly…monthly… basis. I had struggled to keep this up due to not a lot of interesting booze news going on and had decided to put this column to sleep for awhile, but OH BOY, the news that happened in the meantime! So here you go folks, the booze news you’ve been missing. Starting with…

Shooting for The Dinner Party Download

October Seventh Cocktail: Stir and Strain shoots Dinner Party Download // stirandstrain.comOne of the Pros of freelancing is that you can always take on work beyond the blog. I love getting the opportunity to work with companies that I respect and have followed for awhile. While sometimes I get to do that on here, many times there is a lot happening behind the scenes. One such project has been shooting the cocktail archives for The Dinner Party Download.

The Saint Cocktail: Stir and Strain shoots Dinner Party Download // stirandstrain.com

If you’re not familiar with DPD, they’re a one hour radio program usually broadcast on your local public radio station and their job is to help you win your next dinner party with news tidbits, interviews, etiquette questions, and, most importantly, cocktail recipes. They’ve been doing this for awhile, so you can spend some time browsing their recipes for something to make for your next dinner party (and get a little history lesson too!). This post includes a few of my favorite shots I’ve taken for them over the past couple of years.

Lowells Love Affair Cocktail: Stir and Strain shoots Dinner Party Download // stirandstrain.com
The Ivan Splash Cocktail: Stir and Strain shoots Dinner Party Download // stirandstrain.com
Davis Dromedary Cocktail: Stir and Strain shoots Dinner Party Download // stirandstrain.com
The Boardwalk Fizz Cocktail: Stir and Strain shoots Dinner Party Download // stirandstrain.com

It’s Saveur Nomination Season!

Saveur Blog Awards 2016 // stirandstrain.com

Well hello readers. It’s that time of year–time for the Saveur Blog Awards! This year they’ve added some new categories but I’m asking for your help with just one: cocktails. Unless of course besides our spiritous content you’re also a big fan of our photography, or our Instagram, or all of it. If you are a fan, and you feel like taking the steps to go to another website and fill in some information to let Saveur know you like us, then please visit their site here.

As always, thanks for reading!