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Happy New Year! Being New Year’s Day we thought we’d need a little jump start, so we choose this simple drink of Benedictine and milk. The cognac based liqueur was originally created as pick me up for tired Benedictine Monks. It’s closely guarded recipe of 27 herbs and spices is also very soothing, even more so when combined with Milk. Served hot or cold, I think we could all use a little Milk & Honey … Read more
Well, that’s it: 2009 is almost a wrap, but not before we have a few cocktails first. As always, Drink of the Week has some clever new cocktails for your enjoyment. First, a couple of cocktails for New Year’s Eve. Start with the New Year’s Sparkler and then just around midnight switch to the Midnight Kick for just that. A bit of tequila will keep the night going strong. On New Year’s Day, you can … Read more
Continuing the celebration of the 250 years of Guinness, this week’s drink is a wonderful twist on the average pint that was introduced to me by my friend Jason. Yes, it is simple and wonderful a bit of fine port combined with a well poured pint of Guinness. This drink would certainly make Arthur Guinness proud, although I have a feeling he may have tried this himself.
This sinful creation from Godvia Liqueur is the perfect accompaniment to our Chocolate covered Strawberries. You’ll make great marks by turning a simple glass of Champagne into a decadent cocktail of rick chocolaty goodness. Courtesy of Godiva Liqueur.
Jett Vodka, infused with guarana, caffeine and ginseng, has the perfect cocktail to keep you going all night long. Premium Vodka, Limoncello, Grapefruit Juice and a splash of Prosecco, it is like a super charged lemon-drop, greyhound kinda thing. Yum!
Get a little naughty with these Holiday punches from the folks at X-Rated Fusion liqueur.
X-Rated Holiday Punch
1 750 ml bottle (25 oz) X-Rated Fusion liqueur
2 bottles pink champagne, chilled
2 six-ounce cans cranberry juice concentrate
2 six-ounce cans pink lemonade concentrate
1 qt club soda, chilled
In large punch bowl, combine cranberry juice concentrate, lemonade concentrate, X-Rated Fusion liqueur, club soda and champagne. Add ice cubes. Serve immediately. … Read more
This champagne cocktail is inspired by ri(1) rye whiskey, which I used in this recipe. It has a light flavor without being too sweet or too weak, which is the downfall of some champagne cocktails.
The geniuses at the Food Network came up with this simple but intriguing beer cocktail. The recipe calls for a chocolate stout. I’d recommend one by Rogue Ales or Wells & Young’s Brewing Company. Photo courtesy of Food Network.
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