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Cocktail Recipes for the 86th Academy Awards

Cocktail Recipes for the 86th Academy Awards

February 28, 2014, 0

For this year’s Academy Awards here are some Oscar winning cocktails to celebrate with. Cheers! Red Carpet Rum Punch Ingredients 3 oz. Strawberry Lemonade Sparkling ICE 1 oz. white rum Basil leaves and Strawberry for Garnish Preparation Muddle basil leaves with rum Strain and pour over ice Top with Strawberry Lemonade Sparkling ICE Garnish with [&hellip ... full story

2014 Whiskies That Don’t Need An Age Statement to Make a Statement

2014 Whiskies That Don’t Need An Age Statement to Make a Statement

February 13, 2014, 0

2013 has packed its bags and so have the people who debate whether it’s Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays. They’ve moved on to annoying someone else for the rest of the year. That’s why I’m leaving the past where it belongs. Instead of debating the best whiskies of 2013, let’s look forward to what should [&hellip ... full story

Rose Berry

Rose Berry

February 12, 2014, 0

INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 oz. Karma Silver 2 Fresh strawberries 2 lime wedges 1/2 oz. Simple Syrup 1 sprig of Rosemary I suggest serving this delicious cocktail  in a mason jar on the rocks with rosemary sprig. PREPARATION: Are you planning a big party at home for your friends? Are you trying to find a fun and different but easy recipe [&hellip ... full story

COCKTAILS MADE FOR LOVERS

COCKTAILS MADE FOR LOVERS

February 6, 2014, 0

hether planning a quiet celebration at home or out on the town, Cruzan® Rum and Laphroaig® Whisky invite lovebirds everywhere to enjoy the nontraditional flavors of romance this Valentine’s Day.  This showcase of rum and whisky libations truly demonstrates the versatility of a cocktail. Chili powder, anyone? The great thing about these nontraditional options is [&hellip ... full story

Pom Drop

Pom Drop

February 5, 2014, 0

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 oz. Aperol 1/2 oz. Elderflower Liqueur 1/2 oz. Fresh Squeezed Grapefruit Juice 1/2 oz. POM HULA Top it off with Chilled Prosecco GARNISH: Dried Pineapple Wheels Fresh Pomegranate Seeds PREPARATION: In a mixing glass add all of the ingredients except for the Prosecco. Pour your mixture into a shaker and add ice. Now [&hellip ... full story

The Mustache

The Mustache

January 28, 2014, 0

INGREDIENTS: 1 oz. Fresh Squeezed Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice 1/2 oz. Passoa Liqueur or Any Passionfruit Liqueur 1 oz. Melon flavored Vodka Top with 3/4 oz. Lemon Schweppes or Lemon Soda GARNISH: Grapefruit Peel PREPARATION: In a shaker place the first three  ingredients listed in the recipe.  Make sure to use Fresh Squeezed Grapefruit Juice… [&hellip ... full story

Claim Your Beer with Can Stamp

Claim Your Beer with Can Stamp

January 25, 2014, 0

Over the years you have probably developed little ways to distinguish your beer from all the rest. A flip of the pull-tab, a marker, or even your favorite koosie. Now, with the Can Stamp you have one more awesome way to mark your can territory. Fitting on a key chain, the Can Stamp can be [&hellip ... full story

Melon Drama

Melon Drama

January 21, 2014, 0

INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 oz Rum (Silver or Dark ) 1 oz Fresh Pressed Cantaloupe Melon juice 1/2 oz Lemon Grass Syrup 3/4 oz Fresh Squeezed Lime juice 2 dashes Orange Bitter 1/4 oz Elderflower cordial GARNISH : Carved Melon Skin PREPARATION: For the Lemon Grass Simple Syrup: 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 2 lemongrass stalks [&hellip ... full story

Cobalt Shaker – The Cocktail Perfected

Cobalt Shaker – The Cocktail Perfected

January 16, 2014, 0

The art of the shaken cocktail is something many bartenders pride themselves on. The rotation, the speed, the duration, all these play a factor. Oddly enough, little attention is actually given to the shaker itself. Sure there are many different shakers on the market today, but all follow the same basic principle design. The Colbalt [&hellip ... full story