Tag: green chartreuse

Drink of the Day:  The Last Word

Drink of the Day: The Last Word

September 9, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

One great thing about a three day weekend is the short week that follows.  With this said, Happy Hump Day, everyone!  Amazing that we are at the ninth day of September already.  For the way this week has gone so far, I will take let it fly by as fast as possible.  Just can’t seem […]

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Drink of the Day:  Daisy Mae

Drink of the Day: Daisy Mae

April 14, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

This one is for all of you gin lovers out there.  An aromatic gem that makes for a great cocktail sipper. One of the fascinating things about this drink is all of the layers of satisfaction you get while taking a sip of it.  Not only do you get the gentle tartness from the fresh […]

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Drink of the Day:  Tipperary Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Tipperary Cocktail

February 11, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Happy Hump Day! Lately, when introducing whisk(e)y to a cocktail, I have been giving you some examples of some quite sweet drinks.  Today, I would like to introduce you to one that dates back to the turn of the 20th Century (1916).   This is one you may want to remember for next month, when […]

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Drink of the Day: The Last Word

Drink of the Day: The Last Word

December 17, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Happy Hump Day, all!  Man, is this week going fast.  For me, this is the busiest time of the year.  Working everyday, sometimes doubles, and loving every minute of it.  Wish my body could say the same.  I am definitely past my prime and I am reminded of that every morning while forcing myself out […]

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Drink of the Day:  The Last Word

Drink of the Day: The Last Word

October 8, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The middle of the week is here.  This has been a long and enduring week for me, so I wanted something that would be a memorable and worthy drink today.  I think I found one. There is a reason for this being called what it is.  There is no doubt that there is nothing more to […]

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Drink of the Day: Tailspin Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Tailspin Cocktail

July 9, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The sense of smell plays an important role with this cocktail.  Gin is the prominent element here, with the herbal liqueur, Green Chartreuse giving it its aromatic character.  The sweet vermouth acts as the perfect link to bring everything together.  Want some salt with your beverage?  How about a little more flavor by adding some […]

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The Last Word is May 19th Drink of the Day!!

The Last Word is May 19th Drink of the Day!!

May 19, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Pre-Prohibition cocktails are becoming popular again due to the craft cocktail movement that has been sweeping the country.  Originally made at the Detroit Athletic Club in the 1920’s, it has seen a renewed interest after almost disappearing from the bar scene completely.  It now has a very popular fan base in the Northwest and it […]

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The Tipperary Cocktail is May 9th Drink of the Day!!

The Tipperary Cocktail is May 9th Drink of the Day!!

May 9, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s a nice weekend starter for you; one that will give your sense of smell a nice workout to go along with the flavor.  Green Chartreuse is an herbal liqueur that gives this cocktail some aromatic life and seems to play well with the Irish whiskey and sweet vermouth.  Chartreuse has been around since the […]

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The Daisy Mae is March 23rd Drink of the Day!!

The Daisy Mae is March 23rd Drink of the Day!!

March 23, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s one that is as important for its aroma as it is its flavor, hence the reason for the glass you serve it in.  A nice bouquet of herbs and mint are a great combination to the overall beverage.  As you know, half of what you taste comes from the aroma of the beverage. A […]

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The Bijou Cocktail is March 8th Drink of the Day!!

The Bijou Cocktail is March 8th Drink of the Day!!

March 8, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

This is a great pre-Prohibition cocktail that is another example why they have staying power.  This dates back to the early 1890s and was a recipe in  Harry Johnson’s bartender book, “New and Improved Bartender Manual”, which was published in 1900.  Bijou means “jewel” in French and the three primary ingredients represent the color of […]

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