Articles Tagged: coffee

Irish Mist Coffee

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Happy National Coffee Day

post iconNational Coffee Day: It’s time to get your buzz on and for once we don’t mean with booze … OK, so coffee and booze make a good pair …Read More

Irish Coffee

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First originating in the 1940s at the Port of Foynes, in the West of Ireland, by chef Joe Sheridan. Wanting to warm a some weary American passengers, Joe added some whiskey to there glass.  When they inquired what sort of coffee it was, Joe replied, “Irish Coffee”.  The drink became a staple at near by Shannon Airport, where it was discovered by San Francisco travel writer, Stanton Delaplane.  Delaplane was so taken by the cocktail, … Read more

Haute & Steamy

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Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz Godiva Chocolate Vodka
Coffee (amount as desired)
1 scoop whipped cream
Caramel sauce for garnish

Directions:
Pour Godiva Chocolate Vodka into a snifter glass. Add in hot coffee as desired. Top with a scoop of fresh whipped cream. Drizzle caramel sauce over top for garnish.

Yield:
1 Drink

Created by Beate Kiser, New York City, NY. Courtesy of Godiva Chocolate Infused Vodka.

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A History of the World In Six Glasses – Literary Monday

post iconWe spend a lot of time thinking about drinks but I was still taken aback by the impact that six beverages had on world civilization. In his book, History of the World in Six Glasses, Tom Standage explores the effect that beer, wine, distilled spirits, tea, coffee and Coca Cola had on civilization and world history. It’s nothing short of remarkable. …Read More

Connie’s Hot Buttered Rum

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One of my favorite Christmas traditions is the serving of my Mom’s Hot Buttered Rum. It’s sooo good! And, yes, my Mom is Connie.

This cocktail is a crowd pleaser and so easy to make! And, its great for adults and kiddies (just omit the Rum or Brandy for them and serve a mocktail). This drink is so great, we recommend that you drink it all winter to help keep you warm. Since, this is … Read more

Frangelico Hazelnut Coffee

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Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz Frangelico
Coffee
Whipped cream

Directions:
Stir Frangelico into hot coffee. Top with whipped cream.

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Hangover Cures – Fact or Fiction

At Portland Cocktail Week, we attended a very informative seminar on how to drink healthier. You might ask, is that really possible? We think that it is. As part of the seminar, we reviewed a number of popular hangover cures to see if they were purely a myth or if there was some substance behind them. We thought that we would bring the most popular ones to you. Here you go, hangover cures – fact … Read more

Holiday Highball

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Ingredients:
1 oz Baileys Original Irish Cream
.5 oz iced coffee
1 oz Bulleit Bourbon
1/8 oz 2:1 raw sugar syrup
3 mint sprigs

Directions:
Mix coffee and sugar syrup together and set aside. In a highball glass, layer 2 mint sprigs in the bottom of the glass, then top with crushed ice. Add Baileys Original Irish Cream, Bulleit Bourbon, and simple syrup. Swizzle together, leaving the mint at the bottom of the glass. Float … Read more

Pumpkin Spice Mexican Coffee

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Ingredients:
1/4 cup Sauza Blue Silver Tequila
1/2 cup cream
2 tablespoons pumpkin spice syrup
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 1/2 cups freshly brewed hot coffee
Whipped cream

Directions:
In a saucepan, combine cream with pumpkin syrup, sugar, vanilla and spice. Brew your coffee and divide it between two mugs. To each mug add half of the Sauza Blue Tequila and the cream mixture … Read more

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