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Archive for September, 2015

Whiskey Wednesday: The Sazerac

September 30th, 2015 Tags: , ,

                  We are taking a trip down South for this week’s Whiskey Wednesday, pioneers! And for all of you thinking Mexico, think again (this is a whiskey blog after all! Although we don’t mind a margarita every once in a while…). Grab your Mardi Gras beads because we’re […]

Trailblazer Tip No. 2: Be present

September 28th, 2015 Tags: , , ,

Not to get all cheesy, spiritual on you guys but last night’s Super Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse whatchamacallit has us feeling pretty mindful about things today. For those of you who saw it (and if you didn’t, you missed out big time), you have to admit that it was pretty. freaking. awesome. I know, not […]

DIY: Tree Branch Coasters

September 24th, 2015 Tags: , , , ,

Fall is officially upon us! For all you fellow Californians out there, we know it definitely doesn’t feel like it, but that isn’t stopping us from getting into the spirit! Fall foliage, your favorite flannel, and a tasty Old Fashioned to warm you up at night… admit it, you’re excited now. To kick off the new […]

Whiskey Wednesday: The Suburban

For this week’s Whiskey Wednesday, we decided to go old school again and fill you in on a drink that dates back to the Roaring Twenties when the Prohibition was in full swing and speakeasies and bootleggers were rolling in cash – the Suburban. So basically, since the Suburban was invented and became popular during […]

Modern Pioneer: Andres Gustaf Rooth

                       At Lost Republic, we admire people who do things differently. People who pave their own path. People who harness their unique talents and capabilities to do something uniquely awesome. People with an infectious spirit. We like to call these people Modern Pioneers (hence the […]

Travel Guide: Yosemite

Get excited Modern Pioneers – this week’s Travel Guide is the ultimate travel destination for you this Fall. Spectacular granite cliffs, rushing waterfalls, crystal-clear streams, and giant Sequoia groves, not to mention some of the best hiking this side of the Mississippi. Yes, you guessed it, California’s pride and joy – Yosemite National Park! With […]

Whiskey Wednesday: The Sea Captain’s Special

We’ve got something special in store for our loyal followers for this week’s Whiskey Wednesday: the ultimate hangover cure – that actually works! The infamous Sea Captain’s Special (or S.C.S. as us veterans like to call it) is a top-shelf hair of the dog that will get rid of your headache and get you out […]

Apps we love: Pocket

September 15th, 2015 Tags: , , , ,

We all know the feeling – your best friend sends you an email or text with a link to an article, video, or picture you “absolutely MUST” read/watch/see “right now” at the most inopportune moment possible. Whether you’re about to walk into an important meeting at work or your significant other is giving you “the […]

Honoring America

September 11th, 2015 Tags: , , ,

      Today marks the fourteen-year anniversary of the day that changed America forever – September 11, 2001. While we are usually all fun and games here at Lost Republic, we want to take a moment today to honor all of the victims, survivors, families, soldiers, and emergency response crews whose lives have never […]

Whiskey Wednesday: The Kentucky Mule

September 9th, 2015

As most of us have now realized, California is experiencing a serious heat wave.  What better way to enjoy a refreshing bourbon cocktail than in a copper mug and over ice.  It’s deliciously refreshing and is sure to cool you off. We give to you the Kentucky Mule- or as we like to call it, […]

Travel Guide: Putah River

Summer is officially over and we’re sure you need something to look forward to.  We are here to help you start planning your Fall adventures. Attention all fishermen/women, hikers, outdoor enthusiasts, and anyone else who just needs a weekend away from the monotony of your nine to five office job – we have the perfect […]

Trailblazer Tip No. 1: Work Hard & Play Hard

September 7th, 2015 Tags: , ,

  Today is Labor Day. And as much as you’d like to believe it, it’s not simply an excuse to take a day off of work and get in one last BBQ before summer ends. Today is dedicated to the contributions American workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. Which […]

Proper Poker Etiquette For The Modern Gentleman

September 3rd, 2015 Tags: , , ,

  It’s poker night. You’ve come prepared with your secret stash of cash (that you think your girlfriend or wife have absolutely no clue exists), an almost perfect poker face, and just the right amount of liquid courage to get you through that same boring story your best friend tells every. single. poker. night.   […]

Whiskey Wednesday: The Manhattan

September 2nd, 2015 Tags: , , ,

Often referred to as the “grandfather” of American cocktails, the Manhattan is the most proper of cocktails. Whether you’re a man who loves a good Manhattan, or a woman, you like to keep it cool and classy to say the least (especially on a Wednesday).     Rumors surrounding the creation of the famous cocktail […]

National Bourbon Heritage Month

Celebrating “America’s Native Spirit” This September   At Lost Republic, September is one of our favorite months of the year – partly because the leaves are going to start changing and we can trade in our tired sandals for our favorite autumn boots. But more importantly, September is National Bourbon Heritage Month. And no, this is […]