The Great 40 Experiment – Mickey’s

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We’re pretty sure Mickey’s Fine Malt Liquor has a typo in its name. “Mickey’s Fine Malt Liquor.” We’re at least 90 percent sure that should read “Fine. Malt liquor!” You can hear the desperation on the label. Now, our knowledge of Mickey’s is a little more in-depth than Colt 45. After all, Mickey’s was the […]

Moonlight Lemonade

Moonlight Lemonade in Afternoon Sun

There’s something really beautiful about simple things combined to create something greater than their individual parts. Chocolate and peanut butter. Donuts and bacon. Cagney and Lacey. Among the best is moonshine and lemonade. Specifically, being all highfalutin and mixing moonshine with San Pellegrino Limonata for today’s cocktail. Perfect after a long hard day mowing the lawn […]

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. […]