My name is Nick Dean and this is my blog. The primary focus of Frontier Mixology is simply to post things that interest me, and more specifically — stuff relating to spirits, wine and beer. Tied in with that is my interest in highlighting spirits, bars and mixology in Western New York, which gives this blog sort of a dual focus.
It’s Friday, April 3rd in the year of COVID-19 two-thousand-and-twenty and it also happens to be Marlon Brando’s birthday today. I almost wrote “the actor Marlon Brando,” but, really, what other Marlon Brando is there in the history of the world!? And if you’re only nominally familiar with the man, it’s probably from his portrayal of Vito Corleone, the “Don” and paterfamilias of the Corleone family in the 1972 film and cultural milestone “The Godfather.” Of course, by now, it’s probably evident by the headline, the fact that it’s Marlon Brando’s birthday and that lead-in about the Fr ..read more