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. […]

Sagebrush

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March 21, 2012 (Day 358) — Sagebrush Sagebrush is one of those words that always evokes images of the Wild West. It’s seriously doubtful that this drink would have been able to be made on the further most outposts. It’s still delicious. 2 oz Pendleton Canadian Whisky .5 oz triple sec .5 oz orange juice […]

PAMA Breeze

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March 2, 2012 (Day 339) — PAMA Breeze With the weather cooperating and seeming to tease and early spring, we’ll focus on some lighter fare. 1 oz PAMA 1 oz white rum .5 oz fresh lime juice 1 tsp fine sugar Club soda to top Combine all the of the ingredients in a rocks glass […]

ORIGINAL — Kentucky Harvest

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October 21, 2011 (Day 206) — Kentucky Harvest After last night’s foray into the creepy and offensive, we’ve decided to take a step back and honor those out there pulling pumpkins out of the field in time for Halloween celebrations! Now, we’ve been hanging on to a bottle of Hiram Walker Pumpkin Spice liqueur for […]

Key Lime Martini #2

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August 2, 2011 (Day 127) — Key Lime Martini #2 This is the one that goes without saying. I mean seriously. It’s a key lime liqueur. You knew this one was going to happen. And it was going to happen all of this bitch. Key Lime Martini#2 2 oz Ke Ke Beach Key Lime Liqueur […]