RECIPE: Electric Mayhem

2 oz Crater Lake Candied Ginger vodka 1/2 oz triple sec 1 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 oz simple syrup Rim glass with Electric Dust powder.  Combine liquid ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake until chilled.  Garnish with butterfly pea blossom tea ice cube(s). Don’t have access to ginger vodka? Sub inContinue reading “RECIPE: Electric Mayhem”

Episode 17 – Bugle Boy Genes

Show Notes Finally, our poor noise-to-signal ratio finally works in our favor! We’re talking about (and making) noise, and we start with a look at a bowling ghost that was exposed by the quiet of the pandemic. Next, an Indianapolis poltergeist that disturbed the whole neighborhood, and we finish with a phantom bugle whose toneContinue reading “Episode 17 – Bugle Boy Genes”

RECIPE: West Hollywood Blonde

2 oz Crater Lake Sweet Ginger Vodka 1 oz white rum 1.5 oz chilled hibiscus tea (we used Tazo Passion) 1.5 oz charred pineapple purée Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice.  Shake until slightly frothy and strain into a martini glass.  Garnish with pineapple.  (We also used some Coconut Lime finishing salt fromContinue reading “RECIPE: West Hollywood Blonde”

RECIPE: Tubthumper

1 oz. whiskey 1 oz. vodka 12 oz. can of lager 12 oz. can of hard cider You drink the whiskey drink. You drink the vodka drink. You drink the lager drink. You drink the cider drink. Sing the songs that remind you of the good times. Sing the songs that remind you of theContinue reading “RECIPE: Tubthumper”

Episode 12 – Not About Wrestling

Show Notes It’s April Fool’s Day, and the gloves are off! Nick is coming in hot with a celebrated trickster spirit from Wisconsin, Cait preys on Nick’s fears of duende with tales of the Saci, and they both work to screw with each other where they can, as is the custom of the holiday. CaitContinue reading “Episode 12 – Not About Wrestling”

RECIPE: A Case of the Vapours

2oz vodka (we used Humboldt Distillery Organic Vodka) 1oz Cointreau 3oz white cranberry juice Juice of 1/2 lime Small spoonful of edible glitter (we used Signature Drink Labs) Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously until well chilled and strain into a chilled martini glass. Don’t be afraid to add a little simpleContinue reading “RECIPE: A Case of the Vapours”

Episode 11 – Amanda from “The Feminine Macabre”

Show Notes We’ve got a guest! We’re almost like a real podcast now! In this episode, Nick and Cait sit down with Amanda R. Woomer of spookeats.com to talk about her haunted restaurant and hotel website, her origin and adventure in hospitality paranormal research, and about her newest book, “The Feminine Macabre”, a compendium journalContinue reading “Episode 11 – Amanda from “The Feminine Macabre””

RECIPE: Lizz’o the Irish

1.5 oz Dead Rabbit Irish Whiskey 1 oz Absolut Juice Apple Vodka 2 lemon slices 6 blackberries (fresh or frozen) 4 sage leaves Drizzle of honey Ginger ale to top (about 2-3 oz) Drizzle honey around interior of serving glass.  Combine whiskey, vodka, lemon, berries & sage in a shaker & muddle with ice. (ProContinue reading “RECIPE: Lizz’o the Irish”

Episode 10 – Lizzo and the Giant Otter

Show Notes Happy Amateur Night! In this episode, Nick and Cait celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a couple of Emerald Isle tales. First up is the ghostly denizens of Malahide Castle, then the story of the fierce aquatic cryptid, the Dobhar-chú. After that, we present a bright and fruity St. Patty’s cocktail alternative to greenContinue reading “Episode 10 – Lizzo and the Giant Otter”

Episode 005 – Christmas Special 2020

Episode Notes Holiday tidings to you all! Once upon a time, it was traditional to gather family and friends together on Christmas Eve and share tales of ghosts and spirits to scare and delight each other, a tradition that sorely needs to make a come back in our opinion! So in this special episode, joinContinue reading “Episode 005 – Christmas Special 2020”