Category Archives: Beverage

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

Pennant Ale 2.0

Pennant Ale 2.0

I know what you’re thinking; Nathan is writing the post two weeks in a row?  Is Katryn sick? Doing Nathan’s Laundry? Locked in the closet? No, no, I can assure you that she is fine.  She has just allowed me to geek out again and post our most recent home brewing adventure. Our newest brewContinue Reading

Pennant Ale

Pennant Ale

  Every once in a while Katryn will set me free and let me nerd out.  Recently, I got it into my head that I wanted to make a series of beer labels for our home brew called ‘Pennant Ale’.  My idea was to use the most intimidating warriors from the past which had penants,Continue Reading

Lavender Blackberry Mint Julep

Lavender Blackberry Mint Julep

  The idea of a mint julep conjures a whole image in my mind that hearkens to the era of Scarlett O’ Hara. The scene features Nathan in a jaunty Panama hat with a handlebar mustache and me with ringlets and a hoop skirt…definitely a hoop skirt. The day is oppressively hot and humid andContinue Reading

Beer Float

Beer Float

Yesterday, here in Washington, DC the temperature on the heat index reached around 110 degrees.  The plants on our balcony look like they have given up on life and we are starting to see mirages of ice cold beer and ice cream out of the windows. Beer and ice cream you say…  how about aContinue Reading

Limoncello Basil Margarita

Limoncello Basil Margarita

Sometimes it’s the little things that really make a marriage work. For Nathan and I, one of those little things is that we are both easily amused by a fun little game where we combine two words into one mega word. For example, with the words awesome and blog you can make the word AwelogContinue Reading