Brandy Recipes

Zombie

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The Zombie came on the scene in the 1930s at Don the Beachcomber in Los Angles.  Invented by the Beachcomber, the original recipe was held close to his heart. In fact, the following recipe is most likely an approximation. Due to the mystery surrounding the recipe, their are several variations of the Zombie Recipe.

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Patriot Punch

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Fog Cutter Cocktail

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The Fog Cutter Cocktail or Fogcutter Cocktail is a classic TIki drink.  It was created by Tony Ramos a bartender at Don the Beachcomber in Hollywood sometime in the 1930s.  Not for the faint of heart, they say if you are a bit foggy headed, this one will cut right through. 

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Pisco Punch

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This famous cocktail came into being after the California Gold be due to the large amount of Pisco available in San Francisco.  Lima, Peru was the last stop on the trip around South America. This meant San Francisco bound ships were stocked with Picso along with prospectors and their gear.

Being a huge drinking town, it didn’t take long for San Franciscans to figure out want to do with that Pisco

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La Serena Sour

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Chilean Pisco is a distilled spirit made from grapes grown under the clearest skies in the world and irrigated by the snow-capped Andes. The result is clean, expressive and versatile, allowing it to be enjoyed in an unlimited number of ways. Josh Perez from Booker & Dax in NYC created this drink for Chilean Independence Day.
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Blitz

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Unchained

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The Hollywood award season moves into high gear this week with the Golden Globe Awards. To celebrate the evening’s awards, host a glamorous Golden Globes get-together with chic decorations and movie and television-themed eats and drinks. For your drinking pleasures, we have some great cocktail ideas below for you.

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Sesame Nog

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I wanted to showcase Sesame in a cocktail and it was no easy task. There were many attempts to get to that final one. The final result is very nicely balanced and, the Sesame pairs really well with a good Brandy Egg Nog.

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Camus Cognac Cider

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Warm up this Holiday Season with a cider specifically for grown-ups to enjoy.

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Pisco y Tamarindo

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Looking for an excuse to imbibe with friends? Or maybe you need a new drink in your rotation? Perhaps your summer travel plans didn’t pan out? Take a trip without leaving home—toast to today with a pisco cocktail. Jason Littrell of Jbird in NYC created this cocktail to celebrate Chilean Independence Day and to welcome the festivities of fall in style.

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