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Drink of the Day:  Winter Wonderland

Drink of the Day: Winter Wonderland

April 9, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s a cocktail that I was going to wait until at least the end of November to unveil.  However, due to the temperatures feeling more like January instead of April, I felt it just to share it today. One nice thing about the Winter Wonderland is that all the ingredients used to put this together […]

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Drink of the Day:  Autumn Leaves

Drink of the Day: Autumn Leaves

April 7, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

When putting together cocktails, I try to still highlight the flavor of the main spirit, yet give it more character by adding ingredients that will not only enhance the overall experience, but will also add to the overall drink by sharing its own flavors and aromas.  Again, balance is important when creating drinks.   A […]

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Drink of the Day:  Wasabi Cucumber Saketini

Drink of the Day: Wasabi Cucumber Saketini

January 20, 2016 | By | 2 Comments

Good morning!  It has been a long layoff due to some personal issues, but I am finally ready to get this going in full swing again. To start off on the right note, I am introducing a cocktail that uses sake for it’s base.  This is something that Jason Neiswanger, Sushi Chef extraordinaire at Twiisted, […]

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Drink of the Day:  Holiday Mule

Drink of the Day: Holiday Mule

December 7, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Since it’s December, I have been asked by the management at Twiisted, my place of employment, to come up with some holiday beverages that would help bring the holiday season in the right way.  I think this first one will peak your interest. The Moscow Mule has been making a comeback these past few years and […]

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Drink of the Day:  Dirty Girl Scout

Drink of the Day: Dirty Girl Scout

December 2, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

This coming Friday is National Cookie Day!  To get a nice jump on this event, I wanted to share one of my favorite cream cocktails with you. If you enjoy Thin Mint Cookies from our favorite little cooking sellers, you will enjoy this adult beverage.  I did not name this or even come up with […]

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Drink of the Day:  Santa’s Helper

Drink of the Day: Santa’s Helper

December 1, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

I am asked to come up with a monthly cocktail special, at the bar I work at, that best fits that time of year.  With the holiday season in full gear, I couldn’t think of a better cocktail to add to this illustrious list. Santa is getting ready for the yearly run and sometimes a […]

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Drink of the Day:  Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Drink of the Day: Pineapple Upside Down Cake

November 24, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Not only is Thanksgiving this Thursday, but so is International Cake Day!  Since people will be concentrating more on their love for family and a nice hearty bird, I felt I would throw a little passion to this secondary and much forgotten day this year. I have the perfect, easy-to-prepare cocktail for the festivities.  If […]

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Drink of the Day:  Espresso Martini

Drink of the Day: Espresso Martini

November 23, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Happy National Espresso Day, everyone! With the brisk and cold temperatures in the forecast for the next couple days, and on-going in the foreseeable future, this is a great day to get yourself a little kickstart today and warm your insides with a couple shots of espresso.  Not into the hot little shot of condensed […]

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Drink of the Day:  Black Widow

Drink of the Day: Black Widow

October 21, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

To keep with our promise of giving you some Halloween party ideas, here is one I am sure will become the talk of the gathering. Another enticing concoction from my colleague, Crissa Vallen, the name of the drink says it all.  A fruity blend of grape, raspberry and cranberry, this cocktail will go down scary […]

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Drink of the Day:  The Liquefied Ghost

Drink of the Day: The Liquefied Ghost

October 20, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

To keep with the seasonal drinks, here is another cocktail brought to us by Crissa Vallen, a colleague of mine at Twiisted.  She has come up with six Halloween-themed treats and I am going to share each one of them with you as we venture through the week. This cocktail is our best seller to […]

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