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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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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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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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Murrieta’s Margaritas

When people come to visit us, we usually end up taking them to a local Mexican restaurant nearby for really good food and tasty margaritas. They have a pretty big menu, and the food is always fresh and authentic. Thinking of those who have visited and dined with us!  

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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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