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Drink of the Day:  Gentleman’s Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Gentleman’s Cocktail

March 29, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Hope your Sunday is getting off to a good start. If it isn’t here’s a nice bourbon cocktail I think you will find fitting for a relaxing day. The combination of creme de Menthe and brandy do well to compliment the bourbon, bringing out the inner flavors of the spirit due to calming down the […]

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Drink of the Day:  Flash Gordon

Drink of the Day: Flash Gordon

March 28, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Since we went on the deep end on yesterday’s cocktail, I wanted to make today’s drink a simple one to make.  If you’re a gin enthusiast, this is one I think you will enjoy. The wash used in this mixed drink is lemon-lime soda.  Using the melon liqueur makes this cocktail quite sweet on its […]

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Drink of the Day:  Wiki Waki Woo Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Wiki Waki Woo Cocktail

March 27, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Since we are going into the weekend, I figured it wouldn’t hurt to share with you a cocktail that has everything but the kitchen sink in it.  Plus, it’s a fun drink to call on when ordering.  You may have to share the recipe with the bartender, so be sure to have this handy when […]

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Drink of the Day:  The Co Pilot Cocktail

Drink of the Day: The Co Pilot Cocktail

March 26, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Greetings to another beautiful day, everyone!  Hope all is going well. Here is a cocktail I came up with to find other uses of the revived liqueur, Creme de Violette.  It is such a fantastic addition to any bar, I was surprised this went away for awhile.  It really brings another dimension to a cocktail […]

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Drink of the Day:  Sidecar

Drink of the Day: Sidecar

March 25, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Good morning and happy Hump Day! I have a classic for you that has been around since the early 20th Century.  Since the craft cocktail movement, we have seen many revivals of some very popular pre-prohibition cocktails.  This would be one of them. As most drinks of this era, it is unknown the exact time […]

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Drink of the Day:  Cosmic Cow

Drink of the Day: Cosmic Cow

March 24, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

The cocktail I am introducing today is a little change of an old stand-by.  This cocktail proves that just a little deviation can change the flavor of a drink immensely. I had a gentleman come into my bar a few years ago and asked for one of these.  Amazing to think I have never thought […]

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Drink of the Day:  Blue Marine

Drink of the Day: Blue Marine

March 23, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Here we are, another start to a work week.  The weekends keep on getting faster, with the warmer weather coming in and so much to do to prepare for the Spring.  The start of the regular season in baseball is less than ten days away.  Wow, amazing how fast weeks and months seem to be […]

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Drink of the Day: The Sunny Day Cocktail

Drink of the Day: The Sunny Day Cocktail

March 22, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

As we all wind down after a great weekend, Sundays seem to get you back to normal and mentally prepare yourself for the week to come.  As we are about to dip the quill in the fountain of ink to write out our next chapter, it is nice to first enjoy a soft and relaxing beverage that will […]

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Drink of the Day: Lemon Drop Shooter

Drink of the Day: Lemon Drop Shooter

March 21, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

A good Saturday to all of you on this nice Spring morning.   There is nothing like the sounds of all the birds flying over my house, bringing themselves back from the warmer climates of the South.  This is always a good sign.  This means we are very close to seeing some warmer weather ahead! […]

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Drink of the Day:  Mellow Yellow Bird

Drink of the Day: Mellow Yellow Bird

March 20, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Happy First Day of Spring! Though we still have some iffy weather in front of us, it’s good to know that we are on the right side of the wintertime.  We could be talking bad temperatures in November.  But, alas, spring is here and it is time to watch nature in all her glory. Other […]

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