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Getting spicy with Peligroso Cinnamon Tequila

Getting spicy with Peligroso Cinnamon Tequila

January 31, 2014 0

One of the biggest trends in the spirits industry is flavored offerings. Sometimes, in the case of bacon or fruit loop flavored vodka, the results are less than desirable. In my sampling of many

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The Best Canadian Whisky In The World

The Best Canadian Whisky In The World

January 23, 2014 0

A whisky that was first distilled seven generations ago is the best Canadian whisky in the world. That’s the verdict of nine independent whisky experts – that included our Drinking Made Easy blogger Blair

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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

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DIY Whiskey With Smooth Ambler

DIY Whiskey With Smooth Ambler

January 15, 2014 0

Many little kids fantasize about running away to join the circus.  As adults, we learn to give up that dream – or at least trade it in for another.  For example, how many of

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Mason Jar Shot Glasses

Mason Jar Shot Glasses

January 10, 2014 0

There is just something satisfying about drinking from a Mason Jar. So why limit it to just full-size drinks? Mason Shot Glasses are now available to to complete your Mason jar collection and can

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Leather Portable Cocktail Case

Leather Portable Cocktail Case

January 8, 2014 0

If you pride yourself on your cocktails then you probably know the value of having the right tools at hand. So when your off to a picnic, BBQ, or a friend’s get-together you;ll be

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SATISFY YOUR HOLIDAY SWEET TOOTH WITH DELICIOUS INTENTIONS!

SATISFY YOUR HOLIDAY SWEET TOOTH WITH DELICIOUS INTENTIONS!

December 23, 2013 0

e usually incorporate great wine, liquor, and cocktails into our holiday entertaining, but do we really maximize our hosting savvy by incorporating the possibilities in our dessert offerings? Not hardly! Below are some great

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Knob Creek Smoked Maple and Customizable Labels

Knob Creek Smoked Maple and Customizable Labels

December 17, 2013 0

For the second consecutive year, Knob Creek Bourbon has joined with James Beard Award winning Chef Michael Symon of Cleveland’s Lola as well as one of the hosts of The Chew on ABC. Symon

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Give Thanks with Indulgent Thanksgiving-Inspired Cocktails

Give Thanks with Indulgent Thanksgiving-Inspired Cocktails

November 26, 2013 0

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time for family and friends to come together and enjoy the bounty of a fantastic meal and great company that makes everyone thankful all year long. We usually find the

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Joe and Sarah Maiellano’s Homemade Gin Kit

Joe and Sarah Maiellano’s Homemade Gin Kit

November 24, 2013 0

Joe and Sarah Maiellano had an idea. They already made and enjoyed home made gin in their own home. But, they wanted to figure out a way to bring it to others. “I came

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