On my way to Tales of the Cocktail…

Because I couldn’t just spend the weekend celebrating the 4th and packing for Tales, I: made a batch of hot sauce from farm-fresh chilies created a tincture of shiso made a gallon of traditional umeshu improvised almost a gallon of apricot/pluot “umeshu” infused a bottle of Hendrick’s gin with cucumber and persimmon devised the Tomcat …