I know I’m in a vanishing minority, but I still believe in blogging, and especially cocktail blogging. When I started my own blog eight years ago, I used it to report on cocktail trends, share recipes, talk about bartenders and techniques and ingredients, and—most importantly—connect with other people who had the same passion for cocktails…Read more 5 More Great Cocktail Blogs to Follow
The time has come for a few changes to the blog. For years, I’ve paid a web host to host ADOB and the never-updated michaeldietsch.com on my behalf. With a baby in the house, and what appears to be an intercity move pending, I just can’t justify the monthly expense. I recently moved Mrs. Bitters’s…Read more Blog Move
As I was redesigning this site, I wanted to make the blogroll a priority. It had been dramatically out of date for months. One thing I wanted to do was link it to my Google Reader account, so that whenever I add a feed to the Booze section of my account, that feed will automatically…Read more Blogroll + Google Reader + WordPress = Easy!
Look right and scroll down just a bit. Finally managed to update my blogroll. Don’t feel bad if you weren’t on there. My wife, a.k.a. Mrs. Bitters, a.k.a. Jennifer Hess, started her site Last Night’s Dinner, back in February, and I only just now added her. Sigh. Blogrolls are just too damn easy to neglect.…Read more Blogroll overhaul
Nearly 11 years ago, Paul Clarke — now editor of Imbibe magazine, but then just a guy in Seattle — came up with an idea called Mixology Monday. Based on round robins such as Wine Blogger Wednesday, Tomatillo Tuesday, and Fenugreek Friday, Paul came up with the idea of hosting a themed round-robin for the…Read more Mixology Monday: Irish Goodbye
Here I am on the web. Pick yer poison: Personal blog A Dash of Bitters — my cocktail blog Flickr @dietsch Dietsch on Facebook ADOB on Facebook Look me up; it’s cool.
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Well, what the hell is this? I forgot there was a blog here. The nice people at Ten Speed/Random Penguin sent me two copies of the River Cottage Booze Handbook. I’m keeping one of them because I can. I’m offering the other one to one of you lucky bastards. It looks like this: IF YOU LIVE…Read more GIVEAWAY: River Cottage Booze Handbook
My first book, Shrubs: An Old-Fashioned Drink for Modern Times, is arriving in bookstores as I type this. For media inquiries, please contact Jill Browning PR at JillBrowningPR AT gmail DOT com. For other inquiries, please contact Vicky Bijur Literary Agency at vicky AT vickybijuragency DOT com. Several online booksellers are offering preorders, for those of you…Read more Shrubs: The Book