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The School House Cocktail is May 19th Drink of the Day!!

The School House Cocktail is May 19th Drink of the Day!!

May 18, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Beer is great to have at parties, not just for the drink itself, but also to be used as a mixer for some tasty beverages.  Here’s one that gives you something that brings out a lot of flavor and is a great selection as a sipper for any type of party. When one thinks of […]

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The Sidecar is April 21st Drink of the Day!!

The Sidecar is April 21st Drink of the Day!!

April 21, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Considered one of the most famous Pre-Prohibition drinks of the Twentieth Century, the Sidecar is considered one of six basic drinks in David Embury’s book, The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks, published in 1948.  Embury recognized this drink being invented by an American Army Captain that would frequent his favorite bistro and would be driven […]

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The Madras is March 19th Drink of the Day!!

The Madras is March 19th Drink of the Day!!

March 19, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s one you’ve probably have heard of before, but didn’t know it had a name.  This is a refreshing drink that will give you some nutrients back and it is very easy to make.  This vodka-based cocktail is a hit at any party. Whether your sweltering in the summer heat or enjoying the comforts of […]

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The Americano is January 12th Drink of the Day!

The Americano is January 12th Drink of the Day!

January 12, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Creator Gaspare Campri first served these cocktails in his bar, Caffe Campari, in the 1860’s. It was known as the “Milano – Torino” early on, due to its two primary ingredients being from those two areas. Italians noticed an increased interest with American imbibers and changed the name to what it is today. In Ian […]

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Keoke Coffee is January 4th Drink of the Day

Keoke Coffee is January 4th Drink of the Day

January 4, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

One living in the Mid-West can tell you that this is the time of the year where adding hot coffee to a mixed drink is probably not a bad idea. This is why this selection is the right choice. After going out to a balmy 20 degree morning to fetch the paper, then pouring myself […]

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Best wishes and a Happy New Year!!!

Best wishes and a Happy New Year!!!

December 31, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

As we go into a New Year, I have to wonder what new and exciting, (and not so exciting), things we can look forward to this coming year.  Of course, all of us will have some vices we want to give up.  For me, it will be lose some weight and kick the habit of […]

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The Brandy Alexander is January 6th Drink of the Day

The Brandy Alexander is January 6th Drink of the Day

January 6, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Nothing like sitting by the fire, on an over-stuffed chair, glamourizing the day’s events while sipping on a cognac and feeling the warmth of the beverage going down to its destination. Can you tell I’m from a cold part of the country? Ah yes….some nice refreshing coffee and a snifter of my favorite beverage in […]

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The Alaskan Cocktail is January 3rd Drink of the Day

The Alaskan Cocktail is January 3rd Drink of the Day

January 3, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

To commemorate the induction of Alaska as the 49th State on this date in 1959, I’d like to share a drink that’s been around for over eighty years, but doesn’t get much, if any, fanfare nowadays. This cocktail was first introduced in a book entitled, “The Savory Cocktail Book”, in 1930. Why it’s called the […]

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