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Drink of the Day:  Nomad Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Nomad Cocktail

October 29, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Another Hump Day has arrived!  We are at the mid-point of our work week and it’s all down hill from here.  Here’s a cocktail that will assist in getting you to Friday.  A nice and easy citrus and melon combination that is light in alcohol content yet full in flavor; a cocktail that won’t stir […]

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Drink of the Day:  Mocha Mint Martini

Drink of the Day: Mocha Mint Martini

October 27, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Monday, Monday….after a fun filled week-end, it is time to get another work week started.  After today is done, there will be nothing better than a creamy cocktail like this to celebrate the fact that you have another Monday off the books.  Plus, this will put you in the right frame of mind to make an early […]

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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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