Articles Tagged: Benedictine

Vieux Carre

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Vieux Carre or “Old Square” is how the local French refer to the French Quarter.  Created at the Hotel Monteleone in 1938 by bartender Walter Bergeron, the Vieux Carre has become one of the quintessential New Orleans cocktails.

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    A cocktail for every newlywed!

    1 ½ oz apple brandy
    ¾ oz Benedictine
    1 oz lemon juice
    1 tsp triple sec

    Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Mix well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon slice.… Read more

    Last, Last-Minute Boozy Gifts Ideas

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    Last last minute boozy gift ideas

    Papa Ghirardelli (SF Cocktail Week 2010)

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    Kick of San Francisco Cocktail Week with a Papa Ghirardelli cocktail

    Old Ironsides

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    Sailor Jerry Rum shared some great drinks with the crowd at Tales of the Cocktail. Here’s one that isn’t for wimps!… Read more

    Milk & Honey Cocktail

    Happy New Year! Being New Year’s Day we thought we’d need a little jump start, so we choose this simple drink of Benedictine and milk. The cognac based liqueur was originally created as pick me up for tired Benedictine Monks. It’s closely guarded recipe of 27 herbs and spices is also very soothing, even more so when combined with Milk. Served hot or cold, I think we could all use a little Milk & Honey … Read more

    Tales of the Cocktail 2009

    This is the first in a series of reports from Tales of the Cocktail 2009.

    I arrived in New Orleans on Tuesday, the day before Tales of the Cocktail would be in full swing. Still, there were a few events scheduled for the evening. First off, the bloggers reception held at M.S. Rau Antiques on Royal Street. There, I was fortunate enough to meet many of my fellow cocktail bloggers and see some really amazing … Read more

    Widow’s Kiss

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