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Fair & Warmer Cocktail

I’m a huge fan of Instagram. I love looking at all the pictures and discovering a story, a beautiful vintage piece of clothing or some tasty recipes for both food and cocktail. But sometimes it’s not just about the pictures….

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Keltic Smash

Now that we’re into January, it’s time for me to go back to two of my favorite liquors: bourbon and whiskey. I always like to drink those brown liquors when the temperature dips and down comes the rain. But whiskey…

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Applejack Rickey Cocktail

We’re nearing the end of November and that means we’ll soon be in the thick of holiday mayhem. The holidays means it’s time to pull out the bourbon, whiskey, Applejack and bubbles… lots and lots of bubbles. Those bubbles can…

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Palmetto

I’m a big movie fan. I like the new releases, but I’m especially partial to the classics. With all the sequels and remakes coming out in this day and age, it can be hard to find a good film. Honestly,…

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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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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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Corn ‘N’ Oil Cocktail

Last summer I discovered how much I love tiki drinks when I devoted my whole summer to recreating them for the blog. While all the drinks were absolutely delicious, the various citrus juices and mixers made it difficult to taste…

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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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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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Lucien Gaudin Cocktail

We’re right in the middle of Negroni Week. Don’t know what Negroni Week is? It’s where bars all over the world make and sell Negronis and either all or a portion of the proceeds from each drink go to the…

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