Articles Tagged: THIS WEEK’S DRINK

X-Rated Summer

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This is a tall cool drink of summer in a glass. This combination of X-Rated Fusion Liqueur, watermelon and lemon juices and fresh basil is light and refreshing enough for a Sunday brunch, yet holds up on a warm summer night. Courtesy of X-Rated Fusion Liqueur.… Read more

Whiskey Sour

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The Whiskey Sour, is arguably the most popular of the Sour Family of classic cocktails. People have been drinking whiskey sours for well over 150 years, having sprung up it the 1850′s or 1860′s.  The first print mention of a Whiskey Sour recipe appeared in a Waukesha, Wisconsin newspaper in 1870. … Read more

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.… Read more

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.

Dale created the … Read more

What’s Up, Doc? Cocktail

post iconWhat’s Up, Doc? Looking for a new way to add vegetables to your diet? Try this carrot cocktail. We can’t promise it’s good for you, but it sure is good. …Read More

Lucid Frappe

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It’s Friday, how about some absinthe? Here’s a few fun facts from Lucid.

1. It’s legal! And has been since 2007. Lucid (and Viridian Spirits) lobbied the US government to lift the 95-year ban and now absinthe is sold in all 50 states.

2. Contrary to popular belief, absinthe doesn’t make you hallucinate. This is a popular absinthe myth and is 100% false. Of course, consuming any spirit (especially one with an extraordinarily high proof) … Read more

Mother’s Little Helper

post iconMother’s Little Helper Mother’s Day is coming up, so what to get Mom this year? Why not make a punch for everyone to enjoy? Who doesn’t like punch? …Read More

The 56 Julep

post iconThe 56 Julep With over 56 years making fine Kentucky Bourbon, Jimmy Russell, Master Distiller of Wild Turkey knows his mint juleps. …Read More

The Bookworm

post iconThe Bookworm Now that the weather is warming up, it’s time to sit outside with a good book and a good cocktail. …Read More

Pome ‘n Tonic

post iconPome ‘n Tonic Continuing my fascination with Pama pomegranate liqueur, I decided to mix it up with some nice gin. …Read More