Articles Tagged: Cocktail glass

Dubonnet Cocktail

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Dubonnet was created in the 1840s as a way to make Quinine more palatable for French Foreign Legion Troops. The Quinine helps fight Malaria. The Dubonnet Cocktail surfaced in the early 1900s. It came about as Dubonnet is not great straight,but pairs nicely with gin. Know as the Zaza when served over ice, the Doubonnet Cocktail has become a favorite of Queen Elizabeth II. It was also a favorite of her Mum’s.
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Eclipse

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This week’s drink just reminds us of summer. Created by the folks at Purfect Purée, this cocktail is made special by it’s base of “El Corazon, a combination of pomegranate, pasion fruit and blood orange.” Add some premium añejo tequila, calvados, Campari and wow—it is simply yum all around!

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Essential Glassware – Cocktail Glass (Martini Glass)

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If you love martinis, cosmos or lemon drops, then the cocktail glass (also called a martini glass) will be an essential ingredient of your home bar. How can anyone forget Carrie Bradshaw downing Cosmos in the iconic martini glass on Sex and the City? Thanks to Sex and the City, Cosmos arguably become the most popular (and talked about) drink of the 1990s.

The cocktail glass is the conical-shaped bowl that sits atop a stem. … Read more

Irish Appletini

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Courtesy of Hiram Walker.

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The Shamrock-tini

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Courtesy of Baileys Irish Cream.

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The 1820

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Founder of Ladies United for the Preservation of Endangered Cocktails (LUPEC) Boston, Misty Kalkofen, created the 1820 to toast strong women who drink strong spirits in honor of International Women’s Day.

While women and men weren’t permitted to mingle in the bar until after prohibition, women like Texas Guinan have owned and operated taverns and been a part of cocktail culture for generations. Ada Coleman, for example, was the first head bartender at the esteemed … Read more

Red, White, & Blue Cocktail

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Created at Molyvos in NYC, this Independence Day cocktail uses macerated strawberries, vodka, Cointreau and blue curacao. When all put together with a white-sugar rim, you have quite the 4th of July treat. Courtesy of Oval Vodka.

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Fragole all’ Aceto Balsamico

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Manny Hinojosa, mixologist and bar manager at the Walnut Creek Yacht Club submitted this drink recently. He’s been mixing up some amazing cocktails and this one is no exception. Gin, Campari, fresh strawberry puree, a little lemon juice, simple syrup and of course balsamic vinegar give this cocktail a nice tang and touch of sweet.

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Cosmopolitan Dreams

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Just in time for the release of Sex and the City 2, Cointreau asked legendary mixologist Dale DeGroff to put a new twist on the Cosmopolitan. Dale popularized the Cosmo back in the early 1990s at the Rainbow Room in New York. He whipped up a batch for Madonna and entourage after the Grammys. The media picked up photos of the Material Girl sipping a Cosmo and the rest is history.

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New Yorker

A great cocktail for a great town!

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