Articles Tagged: THIS WEEK’S DRINK

Metate Margarita

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In honor of National Margarita Day, test your skills by mixing up a Metate Margarita, created by molecular mixologist Don Lee.   Made with metate-infused Tequila Don Julio Blanco, fresh lime juice and agave syrup, this isn’t the simplest

Lee explains the background of his creation, “The recipe is inspired by the metate, which is a stone used to grind grains and spices in Mexico. It is used to make everything from tortillas to mole. The … Read more

Fog Cutter Cocktail

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The Fog Cutter Cocktail or Fogcutter Cocktail is a classic TIki drink.  It was created by Tony Ramos a bartender at Don the Beachcomber in Hollywood sometime in the 1930s.  Not for the faint of heart, they say if you are a bit foggy headed, this one will cut right through. 

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Mezcal Mai Tai

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There’s a couple of things that I really love. One of which is Mezcal and the other was orgeat syrup. The reserved rum balances this cocktail perfectly and provides this classic gem a whole new dimension. May you imbibe well

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Pisco Punch

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This famous cocktail came into being after the California Gold be due to the large amount of Pisco available in San Francisco.  Lima, Peru was the last stop on the trip around South America. This meant San Francisco bound ships were stocked with Picso along with prospectors and their gear.

Being a huge drinking town, it didn’t take long for San Franciscans to figure out want to do with that Pisco

Pisco is a grape … Read more

Tailgate Toddy

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The Super Bowl is almost here and our beloved 49ers are in for the first time in almost 20 years! We will be tailgating all week long! Not going to the game, you can tailgate right at home.

Go Niners!

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Gooey Butter Cake Martini

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When most people think of St. Louis they think of baseball, beer, the Gateway Arch and…gooey butter cake. At least St. Louis natives or anyone who has spent any time here knows of and has enjoyed gooey butter cake.

Gooey butter cake, invented in St. Louis, tastes exactly how you would expect given the name.

The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis has brought the delicious treat to life in cocktail form known as the Gooey Butter Cake … Read more

Unchained

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The Hollywood award season moves into high gear this week with the Golden Globe Awards. To celebrate the evening’s awards, host a glamorous Golden Globes get-together with chic decorations and movie and television-themed eats and drinks. For your drinking pleasures, we have some great cocktail ideas below for you.

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Sesame Nog

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I wanted to showcase Sesame in a cocktail and it was no easy task. There were many attempts to get to that final one. The final result is very nicely balanced and, the Sesame pairs really well with a good Brandy Egg Nog.

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New Year’s Sparkler

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Infuse passion into the New Year with a classic cocktail with SKYY Infusions Passion Fruit, fresh juice and raspberries. The New Year’s Sparkler is an easy way to spice up your champagne flute this New Year’s Eve. Even better? This cocktail is a smart, low-calorie option to help you get started on your New Year’s resolutions.

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Gingerbread Man

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Who doesn’t love Gingerbread? 

Europeans have been making Gingerbread for more than 1000 years, each country having it’s own special recipe.  At some point folks in Northern Europe started making houses and people out of Gingerbread for holiday markets.  The town of Bergen, Norway builds an entire Gingerbread town.

Thus was born the Gingerbread Man.

The popular cookie hopped the Atlantic with Europeans and has been with us ever since. 

The famed Waldorf Astoria, in … Read more

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