Articles Tagged: lemon

Plum Smash

This week’s drink is my favorite of this summer! Juicy, dark-red plums combine with thyme and bourbon to make a surprisingly complex cocktail. The vanilla notes of the bourbon underscore the tart and sweet flavors to make for a refreshing and fresh tasting drink.

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Elderflower Sipper

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Lemon Lavender Cocktail

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Fancy Bourbon Punch

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Ingredients:
1 liter Maker’s Mark
1 cup granulated sugar
Peels of 3 lemons and 1 orange
Juice of peeled fruit
1 liter of strong tea (preferably green tea)
250 ml champagne (club soda can be used for a less fancy version)
Freshly grated nutmeg

Directions:
Combine sugar and citrus peels in the bottom of a punch bowl. Muddle together until sugar starts to clump together. Let sit for about 2 hours, (while not necessary, this … Read more

SKYY Infusions Blood Orange Review

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Blood orange is one of the newest flavors from Skyy Infusions. I was excited because blood orange is one of my favorites! Next time you make a mimosa, try substituting blood orange juice for the orange juice or if you want to kick it up a notch, use Skyy Infusions Blood Orange. 

Skyy Infusions Blood Orange has an aroma of candied orange, like a cross between blood orange juice and Tang, that completely obscures any … Read more

Kentucky Apple Sour

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Sidra de la Mula (Apple Cider Mule)

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Created by H. Joseph Ehrmann
Elixir, San Francisco, CA

Ingredients:
1.5 oz Espolón tequila blanco
12 oz bottle of Sidral Mundet
2 dashes Angostura bitters
1 squeeze of a lemon slice

Directions:
Combine all ingredients in a 16 oz cup of ice and stir.

Courtesy of Tequila Espólon.

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The Legendary Lady

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Ingredients:
1 ½ oz Godiva Chocolate Raspberry Infused Vodka
3 oz iced tea
3 to 4 lemon wedges for garnish

Directions:
Combine Godiva Chocolate Raspberry Infused Vodka and iced tea in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a highball glass over ice. Garnish with lemon wedges.

Courtesy of Godiva Chocolate Liqueur.

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Lemon Verbena Spring Fling Cocktail

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Now that spring is in full bloom, it’s time to take advantage of all the fresh cocktail ingredients available to us!

I used fresh lemons and lemon verbena along with Tru2 Organic Gin, which is highly recommend for this cocktail (and others, for that matter). Lemon verbena has a flavor that is like a mild mint with a lemony finish, so we thought it would be perfect for muddling and mixing. And I was right.… Read more

Spring Fling

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Courtesy of In Style Magazine.

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