Articles Tagged: THIS WEEK’S DRINK

Thanksgiving 101

The nice folks at Wild Turkey have made a traditional thanksgiving meal out of Jimmy Russel’s creation, Wild Turkey 101. Yes, it is 101 proof, almost cask strength bourbon, and perfect for getting you through Thanksgiving with the Mother-in-law. It’s so easy to prepare, there’s no need to learn how to cook. Cranberries and rosemary make great traditional side-dishes, so you’ll have a well-rounded Thanksgiving meal.

For turkey that you can’t overcook:

Thanksgiving 101

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Chocolate Velvet

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The geniuses at the Food Network came up with this simple but intriguing beer cocktail. The recipe calls for a chocolate stout. I’d recommend one by Rogue Ales or Wells & Young’s Brewing Company. Photo courtesy of Food Network.… Read more

Trick or Treat “Shotail”

This ghostly cauldron of licorice-melon flavors was conceived by Scott Gemmell of award-winning LA Bartenders. A delicate balance of black sambuca and green Midori, spooky indeed! Courtesy of Luxardo.… Read more

Blood Red Sangria

Sangria gets its name from the Spanish word for “bloody.” This recipe uses dark fruits and cognac, lending a darker color and autumnal twist to a classic punch. Photo by the Sacramento Bee.

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Mimicking the look of classic candy corn, this dessert cocktail would be a sweet ending to an evening of Halloween marauding. Photo by YumSugar.… Read more

Dragon’s Blood Punch

What party is complete with out a punch? This one promises to keep the mob under control and keeps you from having to serve them!… Read more

Vessel 75

Molecular mixology recipes are often just a new interpretation of a classic cocktail.This recipe for a Vessel 75 is a play on an old fashioned cocktail, using a maple syrup foam instead of a sugar cube or simple syrup. Since this recipe uses common ingredients and tools, it’s a great one to try at home for those curious about molecular mixology.

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Soda Limon

As we ease into fall, this easy drink from Caravella Limoncello fit the bill. Soda Limon is the perfect cocktail for a lazy fall weekend. An elegant touch when guests want something a little lighter.


1 ½ ounce Caravella
Soda water


Add ice and Caravella to a tall glass. Top with soda water.

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The Jeweler

Reader DJ High Def sends us “The Jeweler.” This combo of silver and gold tequilas is quite a gem.… Read more

Caravella Venetia

It’s hot out, so we thought we’d share this refreshing, zesty cocktails from sponsor Caravella Limoncello. This cocktail is light, not heavy on the alcohol and full of lemony flavor.


1 ounce Caravella
½ ounce vodka
Tonic water


Mix Caravella and vodka in a rocks glass over ice. Top with tonic water.

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