Articles Tagged: Father’s Day Drinks

Paloma

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Margaritas are a great way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. But they’re not the only way! Here’s one of my favorite tequila cocktails, the Paloma. This cocktail is a tall, cool and not too sweet. Tequila, lime and grapefruit juice (or soda). So nice on a hot day.

Ingredients:
2 oz tequila (blanco or reposado)
1 oz lime juice
4-5 oz grapefruit juice or soda
1 pinch of salt

Directions:
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Michelada

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Gin and Milk (5 Ways to Drink Like an Old Man)

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By Carly Wray

This article originally appeared in TheSpir.it.

Old-man bars live and die by their regulars. Not regulars as in the guy behind the counter sort of remembers your order from your last visit—regulars as in Charlie’s been sitting on that stool since the end of the Nixon administration. The bartender knows his kids, busts his chops, and pours his drinks as stiff as he did … Read more

Dewar’s Rob Roy

Rob Roy MacGregor (1670-1734) fought to protect the farmers’ way of life, earning the respect of this fellow Highlanders and a prison sentence for treason. He escaped (several times, actually) and lived the remainder of his life as an outlaw. The Rob Roy cocktail was created in 1894 to celebrate the opening of the Herald Square musical that paid homage to this Scottish folk hero. Courtesy of Dewar’s Scotch Whisky.… Read more

Dewar’s Old Fashioned

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Dewar’s Highball

Origins of the Highball (cocktail, not the glass) are rumored to be in the Midwest, specifically St. Louis. On some rail lines, if an engineer spotted a large steel ball resting upon an approaching signal pole, it was a sign that he should speed up. From that, the word “highball” evolved to mean a quickly prepared drink. Courtesy of Dewar’s.… Read more

Vodka Stinger

This fine after dinner digestif will settle your stomach and freshen your breath

1 1/2 oz. Vodka
3/4 oz. White Creme de Menthe

Combine in a highball glass filled with ice, stir.… 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

Rusty Nail

The Rusty Nail is a classic anytime cocktail. This two liquor drink combines a fine scotch with the sweet honey taste of Drambuie, a scotch-based liqueur from, where else, Scotland! It is mostly served on the rocks, but can also be enjoyed up!… Read more

Rob Roy (Scotch Manhattan)

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