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It’s been a little while since we posted updates, sorry about that! It’s been a busy summer. Since the last post, we had another cocktail party to try out some of our more summer-y drinks on friends to see what’s working and what’s not. In addition to The Pennsyltucky and the Gatsby Swizzle, one of […]

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The Five-Toed Cat 1.5 oz Leblon Cachaça 0.5 oz Brugal Anejo rum 1 oz Spodee Muddle 2 maraschino cherries with 1 tsp sugar and 3 drops burlesque bitters in shaker. Add liquor, shake well and double strain into a coupe. Garnish with a cherry. NOTES: My first thought on drinking this was BOOZY. In terms of flavor […]

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Inspired by our gin tasting a few months back, we made a pact to eventually do the same for all of our liquor. This time, we pulled out the rum: one of Jen’s favorite spirits. I’ve always been lukewarm on rum, so this was a pretty big eye opener for me. I’ve long wondered why […]

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The folks over at OXO were kind enough to send us a couple digital food scales with pull-out displays so we could try one out and give the other away, so we decided to use it to make some mango liqueur. We may have gotten a little carried away when Whole Foods had a sale […]

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One of our favorite things to bring to any kind of potluck is a punch. They take less time to prepare than a dish, and in all honesty, we have some friends that can easily put our cooking abilities to shame. Everyone enjoys a good punch at a party, and it’s the most convenient way […]

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After being introduced to them at Drink in Boston, we’ve come to learn that ice cones are a staple of a lot of tiki drinks – in particular, grogs. Aside from looking the part, ice cones do a great job of keeping your drink nice and cold without the potential of melting quickly like you […]

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The Devil All The Time 1 oz Blanco Tequila 0.5 oz Calvados 0.5 oz Spiced Rum 0.5 oz Falernum 0.5 oz passion fruit syrup 0.5 oz fresh lime juice Shake well with ice, and strain into a collins glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with a lime wheel. NOTES: This is another of the big […]

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Treasure Island

Treasure Island 1 oz Appleton Estate Reserve 0.5 oz Tullimore Dew Irish Whiskey 0.5 oz Brinley Gold Shipwreck Spiced Rum 0.5 oz Orange Curaçao 0.5 oz Pama liqueur 2 oz unsweetened pineapple juice Muddle mango in the bottom of a hurricane glass. Add crushed ice. Shake all ingredients well with ice and strain over everything. […]

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Under the Volcano

Under the Volcano 1 oz Rhum Barbancourt 1 oz Brinley Gold Shipwreck Spiced Rum 0.5 oz Grenadine 2 oz unsweetened pineapple juice 2 dashes Scrappy’s Lime bitters 0.5 oz Wray & Nephew Overproof rum float Add crushed ice to a large tiki mug. Shake all ingredients except overproof rum well with ice and strain over […]

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Last Exit to Brooklyn 1.5 oz 10 Cane Rum 0.5 oz Domaine de Canton 0.5 oz lemon juice 0.5 oz orange juice 1 oz Cranberry Brown Sugar Syrup Shake well with ice and strain into a coupe. Garnish with a strip of orange peel. NOTES:  This is a drink I’ve been meaning to post for […]

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