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Drink of the Day:  Oriental Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Oriental Cocktail

March 3, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

I find this classic cocktail rather unique because of what it is called more than anything else.  There are no ingredients in this from the Far East.   However, this is a nice sipping pre-dinner cocktail that perfect to warm you up and satisfy your thirst.  Rye whisky, the base spirit for this drink, is […]

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Drink of the Day:  Between the Sheets

Drink of the Day: Between the Sheets

March 2, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

I must confess, I am a fan of tasting the liquor in whatever I drink.  There are some out there that only want to get the sensation from the booze without tasting it.  However, when it comes to my choice of a cocktail, I want to know what I’m getting myself into when I imbibe, […]

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Drink of the Day: Leigh’s Almondtini

Drink of the Day: Leigh’s Almondtini

March 1, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

I was introduced to this cocktail by a gentleman who was traveling with the cast of the Broadway hit, “Hair”, and wanted to share it with you today.  With the way it will be snowing in my area today, this will be the perfect cocktail to be sipping when watching it’s beauty in the warmth […]

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Drink of the Day:  Vulgar Vulcan

Drink of the Day: Vulgar Vulcan

February 28, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

I was saddened by the news that Leonard Nimoy, known to all of us as the original Spock in the Star Trek series, has passed.  To remember him the best way I know how, I would like to revisit a cocktail that will be the perfect to sip on while reminiscing your favorite memories of […]

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Drink of the Day:  French Martini

Drink of the Day: French Martini

February 27, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Another week for the record books, now it’s time to get prepared for the weekend.  This classic will be a perfect kick-off and will get you started on the right foot. A nice and sweet vodka cocktail that combines pineapple and raspberry to give you a very smooth drink.  A perfect after-dinner treat that you […]

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Drink of the Day: School House Cocktail

Drink of the Day: School House Cocktail

February 26, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

I am fortunate to be working in a bar that has sixty taps, which gives us the luxury of having a variety of beers.  We have twenty taps that are considered beers that will never come off our list.  The rest are up for grabs.  The great thing about this is that I get to […]

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Drink of the Day:  Canadian Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Canadian Cocktail

February 25, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Happy Hump Day! We are midway through the work week and only a few days away from March, (THANK GOODNESS!!).  I was listening to the news this morning and this February in my area will be the coldest one in written history.   The thaw out can’t happen soon enough as far as I’m concerned. […]

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Drink of the Day:  Nutcracker Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Nutcracker Cocktail

February 24, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Another winter day, another below-zero morning.  Hard to believe we are less than a week away at entering the month of March.  On the bright side, we could be having this discussion in October and have the whole winter to tolerate this type of cold.  But, alas, we are just a short time away from […]

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Drink of the Day: Randy Little Kiwi Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Randy Little Kiwi Cocktail

February 23, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

A good Monday morning to all of you!  Hope your weekend was full of fun and adventure.  Now, it’s time to get back to the daily grind.  I could think of no better way of doing this than to introduce you to a nice and refreshing vodka beverage. Though this one will take some time […]

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Drink of the Day:  Bronx Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Bronx Cocktail

February 22, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

This time of year, especially in the cold regions like the area I live in, you want to find a cocktail that will not only give you the sense of comfort with every gratifying sip; you want to also feel that warmth that you receive from the inside out as you are imbibing.  This drink […]

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