Monthly Archives: March 2005

Alternative Use for a Cocktail Shaker or Cocktail Shaker as Funeral Urn

A while back a friend of mine who was a bartender died suddenly. He was cremated and wanted 1/2 of his ashes spread on his land and the other half put in a mausoleum.We used a antique pepperpot type cocktail … Continue reading

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Shaken or Stirred ?

This is a question that essentially started after the James Bond novels and movies became popular. Ian Fleming was looking for what is now termed a signature drink for James Bond. He wanted something different from the usual , something … Continue reading

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Testing Audio Blogger

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Spirits Proof Methods 101

Originally to proof something was to check it for quality. Medieval armourers would proof armor by firing crossbow bolts at it. Later on early guns were proofed by overloading them and firing them to make sure they would not blow … Continue reading

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Bourbon, The Short Attention Span Whiskey

A lot of people put a great deal of stock on the age of a whiskey. The older it is the better it is or so they think. Problem is it ain’t necesssarily so, or that chronological years mean a … Continue reading

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Testing Our Linux Box This is a Test of our Debian Linux Box we just set up to see if we have our links configured correctly

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Why is the Music so Loud ?

Why is the music so loud in bars here in Rochester. Almost all the bars here turn up the music so loud that you can’t hold a conversation or hear yourself think. It’s not like people are dancing or anything, … Continue reading

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