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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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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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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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Daisy de Santiago

I love a good tiki cocktail, especially when it’s served up in a cool tiki glass at a bar that’s covered with fish and water and tropical themed wallpaper. I’ve actually been to a few such bars like the Tiki…

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The Hemingway Daiquiri

I majored in English in college. As an English major I read my fair share of classics from Fitzgerald to Bronte to Hemingway. While Fitzgerald was (and still is) my favorite writer from the early 20th century, I’ve always appreciated…

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Income Tax Cocktail

I have some bad news. Today, unfortunately, is tax day. Yes, it’s the most dreaded day of the year. It’s the day when we as Americans must tally up all earnings over the past year, fill out that awful little…

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Gin Daisy

Spring officially started this week and Easter is on Sunday, so I thought a cocktail that goes by the name Daisy would be apropos. Easter and spring are all about rebirth. Flowers are blooming, leaves are reappearing on trees and…

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Dandy vs. Deshler

Every so often I get invited to events by different companies who want to introduce their latest products to various bloggers or social media people. Last week I was at just such an event. It was cocktail based as it…

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