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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tippler Tuesday – Broken Heart

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As we head into the work week, who doesn’t need a quick drink that won’t take up precious hour in your evening? Mix up this quick Tuesday Tipple and get back to what matters – enjoying your evenings. Broken Heart 2 oz Templeton Rye Whiskey 2 dashes St. Germain elderflower liqueur Mineral water to top […]

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 […]

Brugal Bees Knees

Brugal Bee Knees

This week we’re playing around with Brugal’s Especial Extra Dry white rum. This recipe comes straight from Brugal’s own US website. Brugal Bees Knees   2 oz Brugal Especial Extra Dry .75 oz fresh lemon juice .75 oz honey syrup 3 dashes Angostura Bitters   Combine all the ingredients in a shaker and then fill […]

Gin and Tonic – The Original Anti-Malarial Cocktail

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So, kiddies. Let’s take a little walk down cocktail history lane. Why was the Gin and Tonic invented? Well, it had a lot to do with Britain, the India Company, and merchant expansion. From the BBC: When the British were in the East they became susceptible to malaria and eventually found out that quinine, an […]

York Special

York Special

August 28, 2013 (Day 111) – York Special There was period in pre-Prohibition cocktails where vermouths, ports, sherries, and other heady wines held sway. It was their court, and they really ran the show. If you’re an intrepid cocktail archeologist, it means you have to look through these heavy, heady drinks even if you’re not […]

Pineapple Bronx

Pineapple Bronx

August 23, 2013 (Day 106) – Pineapple Bronx It seems to surprise many people that exotic fruits such as pineapple were featured so prominently in pre-prohibition cocktails. However, as more and more people became flush with money, access to these fruits became easier, not to mention the status it instilled in those who could fork […]

Curaçao Punch

Curaçao Punch

As you can tell from the picture, this is a behemoth of a drink, and you really don’t want to be drinking several of these in a row. It will murder you. Figuratively and literally. It’s very good though, and very good for an afternoon spent with friends and family.