Author: Alexander

National Bloody Mary Day: The Mutti Mary

National Bloody Mary Day: The Mutti Mary

We get so caught up in the Holiday season, especially with the closeness between Christmas and New Years that we forget about one of my favorite alcoholidays, National Blood Mary Day. It’s January 1st, and while a traditional Bloody Mary is perfect breakfast cocktail after […]

The Do’s and Don’t of Drinking Abroad

The Do’s and Don’t of Drinking Abroad

Traveling abroad is probably my favorite “hobby” these days. I love visiting countries and exploring cultures that aren’t my own! One thing we can all agree on is that when we travel, both internationally and domestic, we love to try out the local food and […]

Caramel Coquito! – Celebrating National Coquito Day

Caramel Coquito! – Celebrating National Coquito Day

  December 21st is National Coquito Day and we would be crazy to let the day pass us by without sharing 3 of our favorite recipes so that everyone can enjoy some this holiday season. What is Coquito? Coquito meaning “Little Coconut” in Spanish is a traditional Christmas […]

The Scrooge Cocktail

The Scrooge Cocktail

The Scrooge Cocktail Scrooged is probably my favorite holiday movie of all time. The classic spin on the Dickens novel is equal parts good acting, great comedy, and a good story that makes you feel good this time of year. It isn’t truly Christmas season […]

The Worst States for Alcohol Taxes

The Worst States for Alcohol Taxes

Did you know that the taxes on spirits are significantly higher than the taxes on beer and wine? What’s up with that? Due to the alcohol content, spirits tend to be taxed more, and for some states its a whopping five times the amount of […]

Spiked Pumpkin Spice Cold Brew w/ RumChata

Spiked Pumpkin Spice Cold Brew w/ RumChata

Spiked Pumpkin Spice Cold Brew  If you haven’t figured it out by now, we love our coffee. My family is originally from Ethiopia, the birthplace of coffee, so it’s kind of a big deal to me. Our ritual for making coffee is a little time […]

Review: Moonstone Cucumber Mint Saké

Review: Moonstone Cucumber Mint Saké

Review: Moonstone Cucumber Mint Saké Craft beer, craft whisky, craft cider… Craft saké? I would be lying if I said I was a regular saké consumer. I’ve probably had some a handful of times, usually when out with friends eating sushi or enjoying some hibachi […]

OH MY Pumpkin Pie Cocktail

OH MY Pumpkin Pie Cocktail

Who doesn’t love pumpkin? I know there seems to be a movement against the earlier and earlier release of pumpkin flavored EVERYTHING, but don’t let that distract you from the fact that pumpkin is delicious and when done right is worth it. This week we’re […]

Halloween Cocktails: The Blood Bath

Halloween Cocktails: The Blood Bath

Halloween themed cocktails are always fun to play around with. We’ve had some pretty interesting recipes on Intoxicology over the years but I don’t think we’ve ever had one using Saké but that’s changing this week after we sampled several delicious sakés throughout out the […]

Hangover Prevention: Drinkade Review

Hangover Prevention: Drinkade Review

Hangover Prevention: Drinkade Review We’ve all been there. You’re out with your friends enjoying life, adulting, throwing back a few drinks when all of a sudden it’s the next morning and you feel like $%&@!. How did this happen? Did you drink too much? Did […]