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The recipe for a Vesper, a lesson in technique.

The recipe for a Vesper, a lesson in technique. A friend of mine asked me “the Zig Zag Vesper: I adore Murray’s version. I don’t suppose you have any inkling how he does it? I’m trying to recreate as closely … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Real Ice Blog

On that last post, I apologize; I was most interested in making fun of the sad man from barschool.com .  And they all deserve it.  They are trying to lower the standards I’m trying to raise.  The entire point of … Continue reading

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How to Carve an Ice Ball

OH NO! MY WHISK(E)Y IS TOO WARM AND MY BEER IS LOSING ITS FUNNESS!! As pictured above, if you want to carve an ice ball, first you’ll need Japanese whisky, beer, an ice pick, a small knife, a giant Hattori … Continue reading

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