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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 […]

A Drunken Pear

Now I’m not one to typically pick up a pear and chomp, but when they are sliced in salads or better yet in a cocktail, I’m more than willing to participate in their consumption.  Pears have no cholesterol, sodium or saturated fat.  In addition, they are high in fiber, Vitamin C and potassium.   So […]

A Muddled “New” Old-Fashioned

 Here’s an upgrade to the old-fashioned classic cocktail, with thanks to Bill Heck’s recipe (Bon Appetit). I substituted granulated sugar for the cubes… turned out equally as tasty. SIZE: makes 1 INGREDIENTS:  2 sugar cubes (or 1 1/2-2 teaspoons granulated sugar) 4 dashes of Angostura bitters 1 lemon wheel 1 lime wheel 1 orange wheel 1 […]

Festive Thanksgiving Cocktails

Here are a few of our staff’s favorite cocktails to start your Thanksgiving feast right! 1. Not Your Grandma’s Manhattan. 3. Spiced Bourbon & Beer Maple Martini 4. Moscow Mule or Dark & Stormy 5. Cranberry Mojito 6. Slow-Cooked Mulled Cider 7. Figtini 8. Hot Buttered Rum 9. Dairy-Free Pumpkin Eggnog 10, Sidecar Martini with a Limoncello Twist 11. Apple Cider Sangria 12. Spiced Cabernet 13. Cranberry Margaritas […]

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