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Pama Whiskey Sour

Pama Whiskey Sour

Got some Pama pomegranate liqueur to try out. Some lemon juice and Rye whisky for a sour. Not bad, but I think I like regular whiskey sours better.  

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Classic Margarita

National Margarita Day

It’s National Margarita Day! Cheers!  I confess, sometimes it’s easier to use a good mix, and quickly pour yourself a refreshing, salty beverage. In this case I went with Jose Cuervo Classic Margarita mix, extra fresh lime, limon salt and Jose Cuervo Gold tequila. Sometimes it’s better to spend the time by the pool, instead […]

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Seventies’ Cocktails

A great article on iconic drinks from the Seventies and why you may, or may not, want to try them. My aunt tells a great story about my grandfather mixing Harvey Wallbangers for her and her friends. On her college graduation night they drank the night away! She says that “the headaches the next day […]

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Breakfast Republic Merchandise

Breakfast Republic

Liberty Public Market has a lot of great shops and restaurants, and I like to try something new if it isn’t entirely swamped busy. (Which on weekends, is usually the case!) We decided to endure the wait at Breakfast Republic and try them out, since they have had great reviews. We weren’t disappointed.  Although we […]

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Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year

Pappy Van Winkle

I received an invite to an invitation-only sale for either 12 year Van Winkle Special Reserve or 10 year Rip Van Winkle at almost MSRP. If you’re a brown liquor enthusiast like myself, you’ll immediately know that this is like a gold bar falling in your lap. For those of you who don’t know, the […]

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Hacienda Sotol

Sotol

I’ve been reading more and more about agave liquors from Mexico, other than tequila. One, of course, is Mezcal, which most people only know as the “cheap tequila with the worm”. My Dad loves to brag that back in the day he was always the one to eat the worm! But mezcal has come a […]

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Mumm Cordon Rouge

Mumm Cordon Rouge

I’ve tried so many champagnes and sparkling wines over the years, and I keep coming back to my favorite, Mumm Cordon Rouge.  I prefer using prosecco or cava for making sparkling cocktails, as they’re usually a little sweeter and lighter. But for sipping bubbly, I love the creamy mouthfeel and dryness of Cordon Rouge. As […]

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Perfect Manhattan

Perfect Manhattan

The Perfect Manhattan is one of my all time favorite cocktails, and I’m always trying variations of it. Recently my uncle recommended black walnut bitters to me, to use in bourbon drinks. I was intrigued, and ordered a bottle of Fee Brothers Black Walnut bitters from Amazon. (I couldn’t find it locally.) The result was […]

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Margarita Fun

Margarita Fun

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Rock and Rye

Rock and Rye

I saw an article about this the other day, and decided to try it when I saw it in the store today. It’s a premixed¬†Old Fashioned cocktail that has honey and dried orange peel in it. I’m a fan of rye whiskey, and I’d read some good reviews, but the honey is a bit too […]

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