Articles Tagged: THIS WEEK’S DRINK

The Bee’s Knees

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The classic prohibition era cocktail, Bee’s Knees is a play on the old saying “The Bee’s Knees” or height of excellence and the honey used to mask the liquor taste. Most booze didn’t taste so good back during in the 1920’s.

The Great Pumpkin

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This drink is perfect for Autumn and a nice change of pace from many of the ultra-sweet cocktails that make the rounds on Halloween. You can sip the Great Pumpkin while you wait for the Great Pumpkin to appear

Rum Old Fashioned

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Inspired by a delicious rum that brings to mind a scotch, today’s drink is a Rum Old Fashioned. We’ve reviewed Brugal 1888 and found it to be a sipping rum complex enough to please whiskey aficionados. So why not try it in the ultimate whiskey drink?

Adding a little sugar and bitters to Brugal 1888 draws out the sweet notes while maintaining the rum’s deep smoky and spicy flavors. I highly recommend you get your … Read more

Nuts About You

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Nuts About You, a champagne cocktail made with rum and orgeat

Brain Hemorrhage

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The Brain Hemorrhage is a classic Halloween shot. It may look gross, but it is mighty tasty.  … Read more

Tomato Martini

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Put some of those beautiful, in-season tomatoes into your Martini!

Night on the Town

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Inspired by Cynar, I concocted this after-dinner variation on the Manhattan cocktail.

Cynar is a bitter liqueur made from artichokes and herbs, so this has a little bit of a vegetal flavor you don’t normally find in a Manhattan. It’s a digestif, meaning you drink it after a meal.

Don’t let the artichoke thing scare you! Cynar is a complex bitter that really adds some oomph to your drink. I imagine drinking it after a … Read more

Jalapeño Margarita

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Spice up your Margarita with jalapeno-infused tequila

Maple Bacon Bloody Mary

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Maple Bacon Bloody Mary: Yes, everything is better with bacon!

Pineapple Cilantro H2O

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A hydrating, low-calorie pineapple-cilantro cocktail made with infused water and vodka