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Drink of the Day: Coco Poco

Drink of the Day: Coco Poco

September 20, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s one you may want to be careful with.  Served chilled in a cocktail glass, this all-liquor combination will go down smoother than you think and will catch many off-guard.  A great combination of Tia Maria, vodka, and coconut rum, you will be asking yourself, “Who needs mixes involved in a cocktail?”  A great after-dinner, […]

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Drink of the Day: Klondike Cooler

Drink of the Day: Klondike Cooler

September 18, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

I live in the Midwest and we are already beginning to feel the autumn winds upon us.  This drink will be sure to warm up your insides. A very simple whiskey cocktail that depends on the aroma of lemon to give it its character.  A nice relaxer during the cold months and a nice refresher […]

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Drink of the Day:  Whiskey Smash

Drink of the Day: Whiskey Smash

September 17, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Happy Hump Day, everyone! To celebrate the middle of the week, here is an old style cocktail that you will enjoy if you are a whiskey imbiber.  This is a true whiskey smash; one that you actually muddle in the flavors of the cocktail, hence the reasoning for the name.  A true treat for those […]

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Drink of the Day:  Butternuts

Drink of the Day: Butternuts

September 16, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

If the name of this cocktail doesn’t grab your attention, the flavor of it will.  A great combination, giving you a creamy cocktail and combining it with the flavors of butterscotch and chocolate; a great final course after a fine hearty meal.  Plus, it is very easy to prepare, giving you yet another reason to […]

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Drink of the Day:  Seaboard

Drink of the Day: Seaboard

September 15, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

Here’s a nice way to start your week off on the right note.  A whiskey and gin combination that blends in some fresh citrus and a little simple syrup to diminish the rough edges and gives you a nice and smooth finished product.  This could make a good drink to quaff after that long and […]

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Drink of the Day:  Tequila Mockingbird

Drink of the Day: Tequila Mockingbird

September 14, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Hope you are all having a relaxing Sunday.  One of those where you can crawl into a good novel with no outside interference.  One novel comes to mind if I had some time.  This cocktail will give you a clue as to which one I’m talking about. This is a very minty and refreshing tequila […]

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Drink of the Day:  Surf Rider

Drink of the Day: Surf Rider

September 12, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Friday is here!  We have survived the five day work week.  Now it is time to sit back and look forward to the next two days off, all the while enjoying the moment and appreciating the week just accomplished.  Here’s a perfect cocktail to do just that. A visually appetizing mixed drink that is just […]

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Drink of the Day:  Monkey Gland

Drink of the Day: Monkey Gland

September 11, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s a cocktail for you gin lovers out there that is unique and tasty.  It is a cocktail that was introduced by the famous Harry MacElhone, owner of Harry’s New York Bar in Paris, France back in the 1920′s.  Harry was known for his mixology skills and he has many cocktails that have stood the […]

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Drink of the Day: The Chancellor

Drink of the Day: The Chancellor

September 10, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Happy Hump Day! Here’s a nice cocktail hour sipper for you.  I don’t introduce too many scotch cocktails on here.  Primarily because many that imbibe on this type of spirit like to drink it on the rocks and not add other ingredients to it to hinder its flavor.  However, there are some great blend scotch […]

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Drink of the Day:  Torridora

Drink of the Day: Torridora

September 8, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Good Monday morning, everyone!  Hope your weekend was fun and full of exciting things.  Now, it is back to the grindstone, earning our living and bringing home the bacon.  This is why we live for the weekends.  Just keep in mind that the reason our off the clock hours seem so sweet is due to […]

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