Articles Tagged: Whiskey

The Whiskeyburger Cocktail

I was reading Esquire and came across this most interesting of cocktails.

In the ever fashionable trend of “Molecular Mixology” a few Esquire staffers created the Wiskeyburger Cocktail, described by Esquire’s David Wondrich as “a glass of tan liquid with some greenish froth on top and a dill-pickle slice hanging off the rim.”

According to Wondrich, the exchange went like this:

What’s this? we asked.

“Whiskeyburger.”

Okay. What’s in it?

“Beefskey, tomato syrup, mustard —

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Drinks for Dad – Classic Cocktails for Father’s Day

Dad is a classic and so are his cocktails.

No Midori Sours or piña coladas for good old Pops. Nope, our dad sips Manhattans and martinis. These are the cocktails that helped raise us all.

Cheers!

 

Father’s Day Links

Father’s Day Traditions from Around the World [Mental Floss]
Tailgator, Gas Powered Blender [DOTW]
Drinks for Dad: Classic Cocktails for Father’s Day
Father’s Day Masterclash: Heathcliff Huxtable vs. Al Bundy [Asylum]
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The Ultimate Scotch Lovers Trip

Perfect for Father’s Day, Chivas Regal is offering a once in a lifetime journey to Scotland for two. The $120,000 week-long trip includes:

    First class airfare, helicopter and ground transportation
    Lodging, a private mansion with a full-service staff, world-class hospitality
    Privately prepared meals from one of Scotland’s most acclaimed chefs
    A round of golf at the World famous St. Andrew’s Link
    An intimate dinner with the Duke of Argyll at his home, Inveraray Castle (a

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Sex and the City Cocktails

Sex and the City: The Movie hits the theaters today, so what would be more appropriate than a whole bunch of fun cocktails to go along with the premier?

 
The Classics

Cosmopolitan
Flirtini

 
 
The Girls

SKYY Vodka created this quartet of cocktails, each named for one of the fab four.

    Carrie
    Samantha
    Miranda
    Charlotte

The Cosmos

Ocean Spray gets into the cocktail game with four unique cocktails. Each evokes a bit our heroines.

Mr. Big

Sex and the City isn’t all about the girls. Cinzano made sure that us guys were not forgotten in all the excitement around the fab four. Courtesy of Cinzano.

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A Memorial Day Toast

Today, we pause to remember those who have fought and fallen to protect our country. We must also tip our hat to those currently serving in Iraq & Afghanistan.

Hooah!

Military Drinks

    Admiral
    Artillery
    Aviation
    B-52
    Black Hawk
    Navy Seal
    Orange Bomber

Origins of Hooah
10 Things to Know about Memorial Day

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How to Build a Still (A Legal One, Duh)

It is illegal to distill spirits in the US with out a commercial license. So we don’t recommend trying this at home. Still, how cool would it be to make your own vodka, whiskey or just about anything you can think of right in your own backyard. Way more impressive that your homebrewing neighbor? So 1990s. A boy can dream.

Anyway, if you do live someplace where it is legal or have a license, Instructables … Read more

Best of the Green Web – Distilleries

We were asked to write a post about sustainable distilling practices for “The Best of the Green Web,” a collection of post about sustainability, climate change and green initiatives. …Read More

Derby Day Omakase

Today marks the 134 running of the Kentucky Derby, the most exciting 2 minutes in sports. To celebrate, we have links from around the web.

    The official Kentucky Derby Site – News, Videos and Wagering
    The Early Times Mint Julep – the Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby
    Kentucky Derby Cocktails from Crown Royal
    Our Mint Julep Recipe
    7 things you should know about the Kentucky Derby
    How read the racing form
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The Perfect Mint Julep

Just in time for the derby, this involved, but oh so worth it julep recipe comes to us form the folks at Maker’s Mark. I think they know a bit about mint juleps.

Ingredients

    1 liter Makers Mark
    Lots of fresh spearmint
    Distilled water
    Granulated sugar
    Powdered sugar

Directions

This recipe is involved but worth it. If you must skip # 1, mint extract can be purchased at the local grocery.

1. To prepare the … Read more