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The Whiskey Smash is April 16th Drink of the Day!!

The Whiskey Smash is April 16th Drink of the Day!!

April 16, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

We, as consumers have become spoiled and, to make a much finer point, have become lazy due to the many already flavored spirits on the shelves today.  So many types of these, in fact, that it is humanly impossible to fit all of them in one room.  In my opinion, it has become overwhelming to […]

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The Red Raider is April 15th Drink of the Day!!

The Red Raider is April 15th Drink of the Day!!

April 15, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

We already know that bourbon is a great stand-alone, on the rocks or even neat.  But, that doesn’t mean that you can’t dress it up every once in a while.  Sometimes it’s nice to know you can have something a little different without having to change the spirit you enjoy.  At least that’s my opinion […]

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The Godchild is April 14th Drink of the Day!!

The Godchild is April 14th Drink of the Day!!

April 14, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

A creamy beverage on a Monday?  Well, if you are having a bad one, don’t you want a nice dessert beverage to soothe the soul, so you can get a good night’s sleep?  I know that helps me wash all the bad stuff away. This is a great after-dinner cocktail, using the fine flavor of […]

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The Bull and Bear Cocktail is April 13th Drink of the Day!!

The Bull and Bear Cocktail is April 13th Drink of the Day!!

April 13, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

I don’t know about you, but just thinking about the stock market makes me want to have a good stiff drink.  We have become a society where this not only is a gauge of how the economy is going, it is how big business reacts, or what I like to call “knee-jerks”, on if they […]

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The Rocky Mountain Cooler is April 12th Drink of the Day!!

The Rocky Mountain Cooler is April 12th Drink of the Day!!

April 12, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Are you in charge of hosting a party, or not in the mood to get too liquored up?  This is a cocktail you may want to look into.  Based with peach schnapps and complemented by other fruit flavors, this is a drink with a light alcohol content that you can sip and enjoy without getting […]

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The Raspberry Romance is April 11th Drink of the Day!!

The Raspberry Romance is April 11th Drink of the Day!!

April 11, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

Cream drinks are the way to go when you want to wind down and just kick back.  Can’t think of a better beverage to get yourself in the end-of-night mode than something like this.  Adding soda to it just gives it a little more of a fizz when taking a sip.  Better get the pajamas […]

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The Tahiti Club is April 10th Drink of the Day!!

The Tahiti Club is April 10th Drink of the Day!!

April 10, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s another rum cocktail, this time using maraschino liqueur to give it a nice essence.  A great tropical enhanced beverage that will have everyone wanting seconds.  Another attribute is the glass that is called for when drinking this cocktail – a cocktail glass.   We will be serving this chilled and strained, or “up”.  This […]

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The Ward 8 is April 9th Drink of the Day!!

The Ward 8 is April 9th Drink of the Day!!

April 9, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Rye whiskey is becoming my favorite mixing spirit for one strong fact.  It blends well with many things when done so when the secondary ingredients are done sparingly.  The rye flavor of the whiskey tends to jump right out at you, and shares the stage nicely with other ingredients, bringing out their finest attributes as […]

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The Southern Belle is April 8th Drink of the Day!!

The Southern Belle is April 8th Drink of the Day!!

April 8, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s a nice whiskey cocktail you can build directly in the glass you will be drinking out of.  No shaking, stirring or straining on this one.  Just make sure to stir it nicely after you’re done building it. One thing about whiskey is that many are afraid to venture out further than your simple tonic, […]

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The Morro is April 7th Drink of the Day!!

The Morro is April 7th Drink of the Day!!

April 7, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

I will get people to re-acquaint themselves with gin if it’s the last thing I do.  There are some great cocktails out there that use this spirit as the base.  I am here to introduce these to you a day at a time.  Here’s another one I feel you will enjoy, plus it gets a […]

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