Articles Tagged: Holidays

Really Last Minute Booze Picks for Dad

post iconbringing Dad a nice bottle of spirit is a great way to say thanks! (Mom’s with small kids, this applies to you too.) A nice bottle ca also be easily picked up at the corner store (depending on state, some so make is difficult) for you last minute shoppers. …Read More

Bonjour, Bonheur

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A tribute to National Cognac Day!

This recipe was created by Head Bartender Joshua Pearson, at Sepia in Chicago, for the Manhattan Cocktail Classic live cocktail competition host Beverage Alcohol Resource (BAR) and The Cognac Trade Board (BNIC).

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Presidential Cocktails

It’s Presidents Day. Not all of our Commanders in Chief have been drinkers, but many have.  George Washington and Thomas Jefferson even ran distilleries as part of their households. Distilling and brewing were quite common in those days.

Here are cocktails our Commanders in Chief preferred.

Gerald Ford: Gin and Tonic
Herbert Hoover: Martini
Richard Nixon: Rum & Coke
Franklin D. Roosevelt: Scotch or Brandy
Harry Truman: Bourbon
Lyndon Johnson: Scotch and Soda
Warren Harding: … Read more

Every Day Champagne Primer

post iconChampagne can still be a conundrum. You look at the label and it looks like it was written in Greek. What does Brut mean or what is a Blanc de Blanc? Well, this Champagne Primer is here to help you decipher those labels and provide some basic information on Champagne. …Read More

Gung Hay Fat Choy!

post iconWelcome in the Year of the Dragon by trying out a few of these recipes inspired by this special holiday! …Read More

Toast of Times Square

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Ingredients:
1 oz Ketel One Citroen Vodka
1/4 oz Elderflower cordial
Champagne

Directions:
Combine Ketel One Citroen Vodka and elderflower cordial into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain contents into chilled glass. Top with champagne.

Courtesy of Ketel One Vodka.

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Champagne Cocktail Picks for New Year’s Eve

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Champagne cocktails are a festive and fun way to welcome the New Year. You’ll already have some bubbly on hand, so here are a few ways you can fancy it up for 2012:

    Death in the Afternoon – Absinthe and champagne, a simple and sophisticated combo
    Sparkling Hibiscus Champagne Cocktail – Drop a hibiscus flower into your Champagne for a beautiful presentation and light floral flavor
    Lemon Herb Sparkler – Galliano liqueur and Meyer lemons … Read more

Hanukkah Gelt Martini

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Here’s one we created back a few years — worthy of a repost!

Michael, my bro, was searching for a good Hanukkah drink. Unhappy with what he found, he created this shiny treat instead.

We first posted this a few years ago, but we should enjoy it every year!

So, he say “Spin your dreidels, eat some latkes, and have some Hanukkah Gelt, a Hannukkah Gelt Martini that is”.
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Juniper Shine

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Ingredients:
1 ½ oz Original Moonshine Corn Whiskey
¾ oz lemon juice
¾ oz juniper maple syrup
½ stock of rosemary

Directions:
Place all ingredients except the moonshine into a shaking tin and muddle. Add The Original Moonshine and ice and shake hard for 7 seconds. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with ½ of a rosemary stock singed with a flame for the aroma.

Courtesy of Original Moonshine Corn Whiskey.

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Merry Maker

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Just for the Holidays, a twist on the classic Manhattan. Perfect for a Holiday Gathering!

Ingredients:
2 parts Maker’s 46
1 part dry vermouth
½ part amaro
Dash of maraschino liqueur
Dash of orange bitters
Orange twist for garnish

Directions:
Stir all ingredients with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish.

Courtesy Maker’s Mark Bourbon.

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