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Drink of the Day:  Lunch Box Shooter

Drink of the Day: Lunch Box Shooter

October 25, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Happy Saturday, everyone! Autumn is upon us, and the brisk winds and colder weather is here.  The leaves are falling off the trees and it’s harder to get out of bed in the morning, wanting to spend that extra minute under the covers in your comfortable bed.  Honestly, this is my favorite time of year […]

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Drink of the Day: Sputnik

Drink of the Day: Sputnik

October 24, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

This cocktail is named after the first man-made artificial satellite to be put into orbit.  The Soviet Union launched this in October 1957.  It’s hard to believe, but now there are close to 2500 artificial man-made satellites orbiting our planet, most of which can be considered space junk.  So, be sure to be ready to […]

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Drink of the Day:  Barbary Coast

Drink of the Day: Barbary Coast

October 23, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

This one is not for the light imbibers.  An interesting combination of three spirits, with liqueur and cream to round out the flavors, and you have yourself a soothing, yet powerful, cocktail.  You may want to have this on the end of your dance card.  The cream alone will get you in the mood to […]

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Drink of the Day: Canadian Cherry

Drink of the Day: Canadian Cherry

October 22, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Canadian whisky is a great spirit to use as the base to any whisky cocktails.  Here is a great example of that.  As aromatically enjoyable as it is tasty, this is a nice pre-dinner treat to ready yourself for a nice hearty meal.  The citrus and maraschino liqueur in moderation bring the good notes of […]

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Drink of the Day:  Green Apple Tequini

Drink of the Day: Green Apple Tequini

October 21, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

This is the time of year when I start thinking about some apple pie with a nice hot cup of coffee for the last course of any meal.  In case you want to take a shortcut and drink your dessert, here’s something you may have some interest in. A nice combination of apple and melon […]

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Drink of the Day:  Grape Nehi

Drink of the Day: Grape Nehi

October 20, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Happy Monday!  What a nice and relaxing weekend it was.  Now, it is back to the work week.  Let’s kick it off with a nice and powerful vodka cocktail to get it going in the right direction for you. A flavor-filled cocktail that is easy to make and quite refreshing, using fresh lemon to give […]

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Drink of the Day: Dorian Gray Frappe

Drink of the Day: Dorian Gray Frappe

October 16, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

A Happy Birthday shout-out goes to Oscar Wilde, who was an Irish Playwright and one known for his outlandish lifestyle back in his days.  He lived a short life, but his work lives on.  One of those works was the novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray.  The Drink of the Day is named after this book. […]

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Drink of the Day: Kentucky Blizzard

Drink of the Day: Kentucky Blizzard

October 15, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Happy Hump Day, everyone!   Mid-week is here, so we are headed downhill from here on out to get to the weekend.  Here’s a nice and sweet bourbon cocktail for you to celebrate your Wednesday with. Here, in the Mid-West, the leaves are quickly turning into a variety of many vibrant hues.  This Drink of […]

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Drink of the Day:  San Sebastian

Drink of the Day: San Sebastian

October 14, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

A perfect name for a nice and citrusy gin / rum combination that is enriched with lemon and grapefruit to give you that tropical feel.  A party go-to that will go down nice and easy with your party munchies, this one will surely be a hit with all your guests. The autumn season is in full swing.  Here’s […]

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Drink of the Day:  Stormy Colada

Drink of the Day: Stormy Colada

October 13, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

When I took my first sip of this cocktail, I was amazed at the complexity of flavors that hit every taste bud as I took my first swallow.  A very easy drink to make and a surprisingly flavorful beverage.  Being a fan of rum, I was more than convinced that this was going to be […]

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