In Santa Fe, of course. I didn’t get to meet the bartender at El Farol, but this was one of the best I’ve ever had. Perfectly balanced. The Flamenco Dancing show after dinner was equally amazing.  

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I so enjoyed the Manhattan I had at Mercury Cafe a few weeks ago, I got the necessary vermouth and bitters last weekend. Tonight I mixed them all up and made one at the house. That’s what you see above. Damn, it’s tasty, although I did forget the cherries. Next time…

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… that is a Breckenridge Bourbon Manhattan served at Mercury Cafe. And yes, it has a rose petal in it. And yes, it’s a delicious as it sounds. We had a great time celebrating Sheri’s birthday tonight. If you’ve never been to Mercury Cafe, you owe yourself a visit.

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Well darn it all. I finished the last of my Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey tonight. But it was for a good cause. I’ve had a cold the past few days and nothing helps that out better than some nice herbal tea (peach in this case) a good dash of honey, some lemon juice, and a double…

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One thing that I didn’t really think about before I moved to Colorado was the amazing selection of beer this state produces. Sure, there’s Coor’s which is my go-to for cheap un-challening beer. But if you want to step it up, there are hundreds of great choices all produced in Colorado. I’m still in discovery…

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