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In honor of January 17, the day that Prohibition went into effect, we thought that we would review an old timey liqueur that was recently revived. Creme Yvette was originally conceived by the Sheffield Company of Connecticut in the 1800’s and purchased by Charles Jacquin et Cie in the 1930’s. I wish I could tell you more about the Sheffield Company but there wasn’t much out there and given the timing of the sale to Charles Jacquin et Cie, one of the oldest liqueur companies in the United States, I would guess that they didn’t fair well during Prohibition.
1 oz Frangelico
2 oz Wild Turkey 101
1 oz Amaretto
.25 oz squeezed lemon juice
1 pinch salt
4 oz soda water
Handful of Cracker Jack, finely crushed
Rub half a lemon around the rim of a glass and place into crushed Cracker Jack to coat the rim. Combine Wild Turkey, Frangelico, Amaretto, lemon juice and salt in a shaker. Mix and strain into a glass with rocks and top with soda … Read more
2 oz Camus VS Elegance Cognac
1 oz sweet & sour mix
1 oz Grand Marnier
Combine all in a shaker with ice; strain into a small rocks glass with salted rim. Garnish with a lime wedge.
Courtesy of Camus VS Elegance Cognac.… Read more
Calling all peanut butter lovers! This is the perfect cocktail for you…
1 1/2 oz Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur
3 oz cold milk
1 oz. crème de cacao
1/2 oz smooth peanut butter
3 oz lemon lime soda
Add all items into a shaker and shake well, strain over ice in a Collins glass. Add the soda, and serve.
Courtesy of Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur.… Read more
1.5 oz Revolucion Blanco
.5 oz Luxardo Amaretto
.5 oz orange juice
.5 oz honey
Build ingredients in glass of your choice — we like an Irish coffee mug. Add 2.5 oz. of very hot water from the kettle. Stir. Add “horsesneck” long orange peel studded with dried cloves.
Courtesy of Tequila Revolucion.… Read more
1.5 oz Revolucion Reposado
.25 oz Allspice Dram
.5 oz maple syrup
.5 oz orange juice
Build ingredients in glass of your choice. Add 3 oz. of very hot water from the kettle. Stir. Garnish with an orange peel under a floating star of anise.
Courtesy of Tequila Revolucion. … Read more
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”.
This DOTW original will keep those … Read more
2 oz Baileys with a Hint of Mint Chocolate
4 oz hot chocolate
Fresh whipped cream
Crush candy cane with the back of a spoon. Combine hot chocolate and Baileys by pouring into a coffee mug. Top with a dollop of whipped cream and sprinkle crushed candy cane on top. Garnish with mint leaf.
Courtesy of Baileys Irish Cream.… Read more