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Drink of the Day:  Wasabi Cucumber Saketini

Drink of the Day: Wasabi Cucumber Saketini

January 20, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Good morning!  It has been a long layoff due to some personal issues, but I am finally ready to get this going in full swing again. To start off on the right note, I am introducing a cocktail that uses sake for it’s base.  This is something that Jason Neiswanger, Sushi Chef extraordinaire at Twiisted, […]

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Drink of the Day:  Holiday Mule

Drink of the Day: Holiday Mule

December 7, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Since it’s December, I have been asked by the management at Twiisted, my place of employment, to come up with some holiday beverages that would help bring the holiday season in the right way.  I think this first one will peak your interest. The Moscow Mule has been making a comeback these past few years and […]

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Drink of the Day:  Dirty Girl Scout

Drink of the Day: Dirty Girl Scout

December 2, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

This coming Friday is National Cookie Day!  To get a nice jump on this event, I wanted to share one of my favorite cream cocktails with you. If you enjoy Thin Mint Cookies from our favorite little cooking sellers, you will enjoy this adult beverage.  I did not name this or even come up with […]

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Drink of the Day:  Santa’s Helper

Drink of the Day: Santa’s Helper

December 1, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

I am asked to come up with a monthly cocktail special, at the bar I work at, that best fits that time of year.  With the holiday season in full gear, I couldn’t think of a better cocktail to add to this illustrious list. Santa is getting ready for the yearly run and sometimes a […]

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Drink of the Day:  Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Drink of the Day: Pineapple Upside Down Cake

November 24, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Not only is Thanksgiving this Thursday, but so is International Cake Day!  Since people will be concentrating more on their love for family and a nice hearty bird, I felt I would throw a little passion to this secondary and much forgotten day this year. I have the perfect, easy-to-prepare cocktail for the festivities.  If […]

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Drink of the Day:  Espresso Martini

Drink of the Day: Espresso Martini

November 23, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Happy National Espresso Day, everyone! With the brisk and cold temperatures in the forecast for the next couple days, and on-going in the foreseeable future, this is a great day to get yourself a little kickstart today and warm your insides with a couple shots of espresso.  Not into the hot little shot of condensed […]

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Drink of the Day:  Black Widow

Drink of the Day: Black Widow

October 21, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

To keep with our promise of giving you some Halloween party ideas, here is one I am sure will become the talk of the gathering. Another enticing concoction from my colleague, Crissa Vallen, the name of the drink says it all.  A fruity blend of grape, raspberry and cranberry, this cocktail will go down scary […]

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Drink of the Day:  The Liquefied Ghost

Drink of the Day: The Liquefied Ghost

October 20, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

To keep with the seasonal drinks, here is another cocktail brought to us by Crissa Vallen, a colleague of mine at Twiisted.  She has come up with six Halloween-themed treats and I am going to share each one of them with you as we venture through the week. This cocktail is our best seller to […]

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Coming Soon:  A Cleaner Ice for your Imbibing Pleasure!

Coming Soon: A Cleaner Ice for your Imbibing Pleasure!

October 20, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Nothing like enjoying a good whisky; better yet, enjoying it on the rocks, allowing the inner flavors to open up and give you a better overall experience.  Many whisky and craft bars today are coming up with ways to enjoy this experience even more by having actual ice programs in their places of business, where […]

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Drink of the Day:  Witches Brew

Drink of the Day: Witches Brew

October 19, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

We are only a couple weeks away from one of my favorite holidays – Halloween.  So, to get in the spirit, for the next couple weeks, I will be introducing some scary good cocktails you can easily put together for your friends. I will start off by introducing to you a very talented bartender I […]

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