Category Archives: Beverage

All of the quaffable drinks that we have created – home brewed beer, wine, and mixed drinks.

Pennant Ale 3.0

Pennant Ale 3.0

Here is the third iteration of our Belgian style Golden Ale!  This recipe is very similar to Pennant Ale 2.0 except for two things: we slightly reduced the amount of hops from 1.5 ounces to 1 ounce and slightly increased the amount of priming sugar to make sure that the beer was carbonated enough. MoreContinue Reading

Homemade Pina Colada

Homemade Pina Colada

If you’re wondering why Nathan and I didn’t post anything last week (I’m sure you were crushed) it’s because we were on vacation in Jamaica! We are about the most relaxed vacationers on the planet which means we do nothing but read on the beach, hang out at the pool, watch the random peacocks roaming around (don’tContinue Reading

Frozen Pineapple Mango Margarita

Frozen Pineapple Mango Margarita

Happy Seis de Mayo! This post represents some of our most spectacular failures and ultimately our triumph. The culmination of dogged perseverance, endless trial and error, and a lot of wasted Tequila. After perfecting the classic margarita, Nathan and I set out to create the perfect frozen Margarita. We thought that this would be aContinue Reading

Chocolate Malt Milkshake

Chocolate Malt Milkshake

I was making a smoothie at the end of last summer when I noticed black smoke billowing from the base of our blender. I called Nathan to come and survey the situation and he confirmed that the black smoke was indeed, not normal. As the smell of burning plastic filled my nostrils I whined, “AreContinue Reading

Tamarind Margarita

Tamarind Margarita

For Nathan and I, margaritas are very much an every day a year round beverage. During the winter, a margarita brightens a dreary day with hints of summer and during the summer, the margarita is a light and refreshing respite from the DC heat and humidity. To be perfectly honest, we’ve come to the point of notContinue Reading