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Rosemary Grapefruit Bellini

Ingredients Rosemary Simple Syrup: 1/2 cup sugar 1 small spray fresh rosemary and 4 sprigs for garnish For the Bellini: 3 oz gin 3 oz ruby red grapefruit juice Champagne or Prosecco First make the simple syrup: Add the sugar, 1/2 cup water and the rosemary to a saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat […]

A Wet Martini

Serving a martini in a true vintage martini glass (which are typically smaller) allows the sipper to enjoy the cocktail in it’s entirety prior to completely losing it’s chill.  If filling a martini in today’s glass, you may have to double the recipe. SIZE: 1 serving INGREDIENTS: 2 ozs dry gin 1/4 oz dry vermouth Ice […]

10+ Essential Cocktails for Your Cinco de Mayo Party

Taking Your Tequila Straight? Find Out if Tequila is a Stimulant. Find Appetizers, Dinner and Dessert: 75+ Mexican-Inspired Recipes! Light & Refreshing Tequila-Thyme Lemonade Slushy Boozy Cranberry Margaritas Blood-Orange Margaritas Tequila Sunrise on Ice Skinny Coconut Margarita Tres Amigas Blue Ocean Margaritas Bulldog Margaritas Good Old Fashioned Frozen Margaritas Fireball Margaritas Pina-Naranja Margarita Frozen Tequila […]

Sweet & Tart Blood Orange Margarita

Our staff loves blood orange margaritas for their perfect blend of tart and sweet and their bold, beautiful red color. Ingredients 2/3 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 cup sugar 1 cup silver tequila 1/2 cup Cointreau 2 cups fresh blood orange juice (from about 6 blood oranges) For the rim: Coarse Kosher salt 1/2 a lime for moistening the glass rim Ice cubes mint optional […]

Cocktails: The Black & Tan

Apparently, this drink gets it’s name from the colors of the uniforms worn by the British police who fought the Irish Republican Army in the early ’20′s.  Not the greatest of memories for the Irish, they respectfully refer to the drink as a “Half-and-Half.”  A patient pour will guarantee distinct layers. SIZE: serves 1 INGREDIENTS: […]

St Patty’s Day Cocktails: The Wilde Oscar

Based on a traditional Old-Fashioned, this cocktail uses Guinness and bourbon. INGREDIENTS 1.5 oz Bourbon 1 oz Guinness Stout 1/2 oz Rich Simple Syrup Dash of Botanical Bitters Stir all ingredients in an ice filled mixing glass. Strain cocktail over a large ice cube. Garnish with a large orange peel and maraschino cherry. Everything You Need for […]

Sinfully Delicious Irish Coffee

The ultimate in nightcaps.  A dessert for grown-ups only!

Our Valentine’s Day Cocktail: Blushing Beauty

Here’s a Valentine’s cocktail that’s not too sweet and has just enough bubbles to lighten our mood. Ingredients 4oz white tequila 1/2 cup pink grapefruit juice 1/2 cup Squirt grapefruit soda 1/2 a lime Sugar for the rim or we used Dell Cove Metallic Gold Sugar Instructions Rim two chilled cocktail glasses with sugar. Fill glasses with ice. Add 2 […]

Spiced Bourbon & Beer Maple Martini

We love this festive, zesty cocktail from the Food Network. It’s the perfect combination of sweet and spicy! Ingredients 1 cup chilled bourbon 1/4 cup chilled dark beer like Negro Modelo 1/4 cup chilled pure maple syrup Ice cubes 1 whole nutmeg 4 small dried red chiles, such as japones, rinsed and patted dry Directions Combine the bourbon, beer and […]

‘Tis the Season: 25+ Festive Holiday Cocktails

Also: Check Out 35+ Fabulous Gifts…That Give Back  Here are a few of our staff’s favorite cocktails to get you feeling festive! 1. Moscow Mule or Dark & Stormy 2. Figtini 3. Herbal-Infused Champagne 4. Champagne Pomegranate Punch 5. Spiced Bourbon & Beer Maple Martini 6. Cranberry Mojito 7. Slow-Cooked Mulled Cider 8. Hot Buttered Rum 9. Expresso Martini   10. Dairy-Free Pumpkin Eggnog 11. Sidecar […]

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