Mojito Mule

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As the weather turns warmer it’s about time to be thinking of drinks with a more tropical and summer slant.

Class up your Cinco de Mayo with a Tequila Mojito

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With the Tequila Mojito, you’ll be able to pair your cocktail with some honest-to-God Mexican cuisine and be culturally sensitive at the same time.

Three Bourbon Cocktails for Derby Day That Aren’t Mint Juleps

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While the Mint Julep is a damn fine cocktail (and one of our favorites), there are a lot of other options out there to tickle your Bourbon bone for Derby Day.

Bento Box

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Ahhh, Thirsty Thursday, you magnificent bus stop. 2 oz. Suntory Yamazaki 12 Year Single Malt Whiskey 2 dashes Scrappy’s Orange Bitters Twist of lime Top with Chikurin “Hana Hou Hou Shu” Sparkling Sake Combine the Suntory, orange bitters and lime oil in a rocks glass filled with cubed ice. Stir well and top with the sparkling […]

The Derby

The Derby

August 11, 2013 (Day 94) – The Derby There are a good number of variations of The Derby circulating around the world these days. Hell, there was a good number of variations circulating back in 1947 when a whopping three appeared in the 1947 version of Bartender’s Guide by Trader Vic came out. This recipe […]

Savoy Hotel Rickey

Savoy Hotel Ricke

May 19, 2013 (Day 10) – Savoy Hotel Rickey This Sunday we head across the pond to build a Rickey created back in the late 1800s and named for the Savoy Hotel in London that started it all. Now, all honesty this doesn’t come from the massively famous Savoy Hotel Cocktail book. This is actually the […]

Zacapa Highball

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Having made two different cocktails with the Zacapa so far, we decided it was about time to create something a little more simple. You see, having drank the Zacapa neat, there are some excellent notes and complexities in the rum’s flavor. While the other mixed drinks have been good, our biggest complaint is that the […]

Russian Standard Gold Part Two: Bolshoi Basil Green

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This one comes straight from the folks at Russian Standard. 1.5 oz Russian Standard Gold 1 oz fresh lime juice 3 fresh sprigs basil 2 tsp simple syrup Club Soda Muddle the basil and simple syrup in a high ball glass. Fill the glass with ice and then add the vodka, lime juice and club […]

Russian Standard Gold Part Two: Golden Russian

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This cocktail seems to be oddly fitting, at least when you compare the name of the cocktail with the name of the vodka we’re using for its base. Golden Russian 1.5 Russian Standard Gold Vodka 1 oz Galliano 1/2 tsp fresh lime juice Combine ingredients over ice in a rocks glass. Stir gently.

Sunset Boulevard

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As a general rule of thumb we try to create our own unique cocktails, or at least adjust from recipes we find in books and across the interwebs to better fit our own tastes. However, every once in a while we decide to go ahead and simply make a recipe straight from the liquor’s website. […]