Photo of the Day: May 19, 2018

The night before my “History of Liquor” lecture, I had to get in the zone with some absinthe, the history of which is a large chunk of the class.

Photo of the Day: April 25, 2018

A “bar caddy” I picked up at an antique store in Keyport to hold the stirrers that neither myself nor anyone else ever use.

Photo of the Day: March 24, 2018

New house. New room. New piece of art for one of my walls. I have long been fascinated by vintage absinthe artwork, and this may be my favorite of them all.

Photo of the Day: March 23, 2018

Let’s go for three days in a row of one of the most historic spirits out there: absinthe! After years of drinking the maligned and mysterious liquor, I finally purchased a special glass for it online from Pontarlier. It even came with the spoon and a few cubes of sugar. This one was just for…

Photo of the Day: February 18, 2018

An addition to the top of my bar. It was found in a bin of antiques I was going through in my basement as we prepared to move last month.

Photo of the Day: January 21, 2018

Never know what you might find at my friend Lynn’s house. Her vintage liquor cabinet has been featured once before. Here is something entirely new: a strawberry liqueur. I did not know what to expect, but being from the 1980’s, it managed to age itself into the taste and consistency of a Port wine.