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Drink of the Day: Vulgar Vulcan

Drink of the Day: Vulgar Vulcan

September 1, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Happy Labor Day! Hope all of you have enjoyed this weekend.  To put an exclamation point on it on my end, here’s a great cocktail that attracted me due to it’s name.  Why it is called this is beyond my comprehension.  But, this creamy beverage is the perfect relaxer to enjoy before going back to […]

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Drink of the Day:  Scooby Snack

Drink of the Day: Scooby Snack

August 31, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

An interesting cream cocktail for you to enjoy this Sunday evening.  I usually take this day to take some time off from the Drink of the Day, but since most of you will be enjoying Monday off for Labor Day, I figured I would share this beverage with you. Named after the snack that would […]

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Drink of the Day:  Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Drink of the Day: Pineapple Upside Down Cake

August 30, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Many will remember this as a shooter.  But, there’s nothing wrong with making this a tasty sipper to finish off a nice meal.  This is dessert in a glass, with the sweetness of pineapple and grenadine, not to mention the Licor 43.  In fact, it is so sweet that I dilute mine down with vodka […]

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Drink of the Day:  Planter’s Punch

Drink of the Day: Planter’s Punch

August 29, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s a drink that goes so far back that the origins of it are unknown.  No matter.  This cocktail has so many different recipes, who knows what the original recipe is for it anyway.  The one I will show you today is one that I enjoy and I think you will too. This is the perfect […]

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Drink of the Day:  Continental Sour

Drink of the Day: Continental Sour

August 28, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s one that dates back to the days when rye whiskey was the liquor of choice and when it wasn’t a bad idea to figure out ways to take the bite out of the liquor.  A very unique cocktail; one that uses some ingredients that are rarely used in mixed drinks today.  This is a […]

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Drink of the Day:  Cuban Crime of Passion

Drink of the Day: Cuban Crime of Passion

August 26, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

You have probably already guessed what the base ingredient of this cocktail is.  But, what you don’t know is that there are three varieties of rum that will make up the liquor in this drink.  This combination, along with the pineapple, gives you a surprisingly smooth and refreshing beverage that works well at any outdoor […]

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Drink of the Day:  Maraca

Drink of the Day: Maraca

August 25, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Monday Monday….(sigh!).    Here we go again with another work week.  Time to put on your thinking caps and getter done.  We all have to go to work to bring home the bacon.  And Monday’s are always tough because you know you have five days of work until the weekend is upon us again.  One […]

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Drink of the Day:  Purple Margarita

Drink of the Day: Purple Margarita

August 23, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

I can’t believe how fast the weeks go in the summertime!  It seems like the winter months in the Midwest take forever to get through.  The summertime, however, a completely different story.  We are only a week away from Labor Day weekend – the traditional mark for the last weekend of the summer.  Kids are […]

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Drink of the Day: Coffee Alexander

Drink of the Day: Coffee Alexander

August 22, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

You all have heard of the classic drinks, the Alexander and the Brandy Alexander.   Here’s a spin on these cocktails; one Drink of the Day I’m sure will be appreciated by all your guests as a nice after-dinner treat. Gin has become a forgotten spirit in many circles, especially with the on-going growth of […]

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Drink of the Day: Creamsickle

Drink of the Day: Creamsickle

August 21, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s one for all you hosts out there who don’t want to get too carried away during the party.  Something that will keep you in the game all night long without having to worry about feeling the booze while keeping everyone of your guests happy.  However, I must stress that this is a very tasty […]

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