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Brandy Fix

When I first got started in the cocktail game all I knew about brandy was that it usually hung around the necks of St. Bernards in barrels and that people drank it from snifters after dinner. Since then I’ve learned…

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Corpse Reviver #1

Halloween is a couple weeks away, so now’s the time you’ll start seeing themed drinks called the Devil’s Blood or the Walking Dead that are made with green or orange liquors. But it turns out there are plenty of vintage…

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Suffering Bastard

As you know I’ve been making tiki cocktail after tiki cocktail this summer. In making all these tiki cocktails I’ve learned something I never knew before: not all tiki drinks are made with rum. As a matter of fact, several…

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Tewahdiddle

It may have stopped raining here in Los Angeles, but it’s still cold. I got up this morning and it was 47 degrees outside. I know that’s not that cold compared to other states in the country, but that’s chilly…

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Between the Sheets

No, I’m not being flip. Nor am I making a rather obvious invitation. Believe it or not that is actually the name of today’s classic cocktail. And before you ask, no, I didn’t make it up. Someone much older than…

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Milk Punch

I know last week I did a post on Hot Milk Punch, but this week, I wanted to bring you the more popular cold version. It’s pretty much the same cocktail only this one’s shaken with ice and served up…

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Brandy Alexander

Last week I made an Alexander for my Friday Cocktails because it was one of Greg Henry’s Savory Cocktails, a wonderful cocktail book full of delicious drink recipes and interesting factoids. (If you’re a cocktail fan, you want this book….

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Stinger

When most people talk about stingers they always seem to mention Cary Grant playing a navy pilot in Kiss Them for Me and shouting “Stingers, and keep them coming”. I however, have never seen this movie which is a surprise…

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