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Royal SmileFeatured

As you know when fall hits, I change my liquor consumption. One of my favorite fall liquors is Applejack. I’ve done a lot of Applejack recipes over the years, but I’m always excited to find more, especially when they’re classics….

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Queen’s Park Swizzle

Ever heard of a swizzle? Neither had I.  But that’s one of the great things about researching classic cocktails: I get to discover vintage drinks all the time. Drinks like the swizzle which is a tall, frosty cocktail that’s perfect…

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Bramble on the Bay

During the summer I love icy, cold cocktails that have some fizz. One of my favorites is the mojito. It’s light and refreshing and that fizz makes it a perfect summer drink. While I enjoy the classic which is just…

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Easy Street

When the weather gets warm, I like to relax in the back yard with a clear cocktail in one hand and a book or magazine in the other. My favorite drinks are those that are easy to shake up, have…

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Brooklyn Cocktail

Tomorrow is World Whiskey day, so I thought I’d take a break from gin and vodka and bubbles and go back to what I love best: whiskey. Yes, I’m a huge whiskey girl. But not just any whiskey, I prefer…

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Caprice

We’re coming to the end of April. But you know that that means… May flowers! Remember? April showers bring May flowers? But those showers also bring spring, and spring means lighter, fruity cocktails. When I think of lighter cocktails I…

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Rusty Nail

Ever notice how some cocktails take off like a shot and then disappear from the cocktail lexicon before someone discovers them again and gives them a rebirth? Yes, there are those drinks that are classics as soon as they’re created,…

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Suburban Cocktail

Every time I think I’m out of retro cocktails, I find something new; or new to me. Such was the case with this week’s classic. I was looking for a whiskey drink since I’m such a fan of bourbon, rye…

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Remember the Maine

I’ve mentioned before that I prefer to drink brown liquors when it’s dark and stormy, and boy has it been dark and stormy. In the last four weeks we’ve had record amounts of rain. It’s been cold and windy and…

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Yule Mule

Thought I’d try something a little different today. I know I usually stick to retro cocktails, but since the holidays are coming and I’ve already done a lot of the classics from eggnog to a champagne cocktail, I thought I’d…

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