Thanksgiving Cocktail – Firebrand

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Here’s a quick and simple cocktail for your Thanksgiving gatherings. 5 oz Fulton’s Harvest Pumpkin Pie Cream Liqueur 2 oz Fireball Cinnamon Whisky Combine the liquors in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake at least 30 seconds, or until you get a pleasant foam on the top. Strain into a chilled martini glass and […]

Cremosa Menta

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Culinary purists call bullshit on Italian sodas and cremoras. We call bullshit on them disregarding a chance at great cocktails.

Four Roses Single Barrel Review

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As mentioned in yesterday’s post, September is National Bourbon Heritage Month, which means we’re dedicating our September posts to that lovely native spirit of bourbon. It was one of the first spirits we ever enjoyed, and it offers such an amazing array of flavors while still sticking within the classic definitions of bourbon.

Celebrating Bourbon Heritage Month

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Every day is a holiday anymore. Take a glance at any modern calendar (assuming it’s 1999 and you’re still using a wall calendar) and you’ll notice that September is full of holidays like Preparedness Month, Honey Month, Salami Day, and Spare Weasel Zealots Week. (Only one of those doesn’t exist.) However, we’re never ones to […]

Pepperberry

Pepperberry

Because we’re heading into the tail end of summer and into fall, it seemed fitting to adjust the blueberry cocktails to something that treads that fine line between sweating your balls off at baseball games and sweating your balls off at football games. This it the perfect shot in the arm for your warm sall […]

Asylum

Asylum

When we’re reviewing new liquors we always like to head over to the distiller’s website to see how they recommend their spirits be served. It would usually serve to reason that they would offer some pretty great drinks, as they are the ones that have the closest hands in the product from start finish. However, […]

Casa Noble Añejo

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As the week winds down we hit the third of the Casa Noble examinations. (To be clear, however, this isn’t all of what Casa Noble has to offer. They have a whole line of single barrel offerings as well that we haven’t managed to get our glommy mitts on yet.) Finally, we hit the añejo – […]

Ethereal

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We’re mixing with the reposado Casa Noble today, so when mixing with a heavier tequila (or any heavier liquor) it’s best to remember that balance is the key. The Ethereal takes some of the sweeter notes and turns this into a borderline dessert cocktail, but it’s salvage by the quinine tang of the tonic. 3 […]

Casa Noble Reposado

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We’re on to the second round of Casa Noble’s most basic line of tequilas. We started earlier this week with the Crystal (blanco) which exceeded our expectations with a very pleasant sweetness and earthiness that was strikingly different than other blanco tequilas we’ve reviewed.

French Oak

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This Cocktails, 365 original utilizes the pepperiness and sweetness of the Casa Noble Crystal (blanco) with light touches of bitterness from Campari and citrus. The name comes from Casa Noble’s decision to age their tequila in french oak barrels. 3 oz Casa Noble Crystal tequila .5 oz Campari bitters Juice from one lime 2 dashes […]