Crouching Squirrel

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So there’s one more show in the books since Cocktails, 365 began as volunteer bar manager for Imbibe! at the Depot Theater Company. During that time we’ve been thrilled to help expand the repertoire of western Kansas theater goers. Our first cocktail behind the bar was The Chanteuse, which we featured several months ago on these very […]

Year Two in Review


Need a quick reference guide to what liquors we featured over the past year as best buy booze? Here’s a summary of all 52 of the featured best buy boozes. Dig it: Week 1: Rittenhouse Rye Week 2: Boru Vodka Week 3: New Amsterdam Gin Week 4: Jim Beam Kentucky Straight Bourbon Week 5: Bacardi […]

Ultimate Amaretto Stone Sour

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February 24, 2012 (Day 332) — Ultimate Amaretto Stone Sour There are some things that overused in the modern lexicon. One of them happens to be “ultimate.” We stand by THIS ultimate, however. 2 oz Gozio Amaretto 2 oz vodka 2 oz sweet and sour mix 2 oz orange juice Combine all the ingredients in […]

FEATURED BEST BUY BOOZE: Ruskova Russian Vodka

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January 30, 2012 — Ruskova Russian Vodka Holy Ruskies, Batman! We’re actually drinking Russian vodka this week! We stumbled across Ruskova completely by chance. However, it has a high rating from the Beverage Institute, and it’s right within our price range — $20 for a 1.5L bottle. We were eager to try it and see […]

Cantina

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January 25, 2012 (Day 302) — Cantina So, you’ve decided that you haven’t been doing a great job keeping with your resolutions to take care of yourself? Well, even if you’re going to keep drinking, you an at least put some stuff in your drink that’s good for you. 2 oz Dickel Cascade Hollow 2 oz Italian […]

Tickel

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January 24, 2012 (Day 301) — Tickel This is our version of a Hot Toddy using Dickel. Hence the name — Tickel. Ba-dum-bum-tshhhh. 2 oz Dickel Cascade Hollow .5 oz HARLEM Herbal Liqueur 2 whole cloves 1 cinnamon stick Hot water to top Combine the Dickel, HARLEM, cloves and cinnamon in a heat-proof mug. Let […]

Southern Belle

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January 23, 2011 (Day 300) — Southern Belle Southern Belles. 2 oz Dickel Cascade Hollow Tennessee Whisky 10 oz pineapple juice .5 oz Hiram Walker Caramel Apple Splash grenadine 2 oz orange juice Combine all the ingredients in a highball glass filled with crushed ice. Stir well and then serve. Cheers! — Mark

Hera Cocktail

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January 19, 2012 (Day 296) — Hera Cocktail There’s a vodka cocktail called the Zeus that uses Campari and vodka. We adjusted it with Cynar, which we’ve developed a recent love affair with. 2 oz Sobieski Vodka 1.5 oz Cynar Artichoke Bitters Dash of chardonnay Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with crushed ice. […]

Quicksilver

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January 18, 2012 (Day 295) — Quicksilver Quicksilver was a term used in days of yore for Mercury. This drink is clear and silvery. 2 oz Sobieski Vodka 1 oz Esprit de June Dash of maraschino liqueur Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake well for at least 30 seconds, then strain into a chilled […]

Sophisticated Cowboy

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January 17, 2012 (Day 294) — Sophisticated Cowboy Before anyone gets all elitist up here, there are such things as sophisticated cowboys. Growing up in the Midwest, there are those that are true, dyed-in-denim cowboys who still enjoy the finer things in life. This drink capitalizes on that dichotomy by combining bourbon — a drink […]