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Bloody Smile

One of the benefits of being a cocktail blogger is that I get to try various liquors on occasion. Last week was such an occasion. I drove into Koreatown to try two new gins from Australia called Four Pillars. The…

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Royal Smile

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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Twentieth Century

Kenneth Branaugh has a new movie coming out in November. Actually it’s not a new movie, it’s a remake. But it’s a remake of a great film which was an adaptation of an even greater novel. It’s Agatha Christie’s Murder…

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Boxcar

When I think of gin drinks that are served in cocktail glasses, the martini is the first to come to mind. But it turns out there are lots of cocktails that use gin and are served up in martini glasses:…

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Pegu Club Cocktail

If there’s one thing that goes well with gin and vodka (my two liquors of choice during the spring and summer) it’s citrus juice. That pop of tart flavor melds very nicely with the lighter liquors which is why it’s…

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Silver Fizz

If there’s one drink I prefer during the summer time, it’s lemonade. Soemthing about that sweet, tart drink just makes everything better. I know I’m not alone in this thinking because it’s around this time of year that kids of…

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Vesper Cocktail

Did you know that Monday is National Martini Day? Since I’m such a big fan of the classic cocktail, of course I’m going to celebrate and I want you to celebrate with me. Unfortunately I already have a martini on…

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Southside Cocktail

Now that World Whiskey Day has passed, I can get back to those lighter gin and vodka cocktails that I love to drink during the summer. This one is super easy and you probably have all the ingredients you need…

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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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