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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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The Curfew

This one isn’t super exciting, but it’s the drink I make for myself just about every time we have mint in the house. Somewhere between a Mint Julep and an Old Fashioned, it’s quick and easy, and a good drink for people that like the taste of whiskey. The Curfew 3 oz Rye (Your choice. […]

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Hot Julep

Sorry about the lack of posts lately. We’ve been keeping pretty busy with last weekend’s cocktail party and various other things that aren’t all that exciting. I’ve been short on the experimenting time and sticking pretty closely to the good ‘ol Powers on the rocks. Things should be getting back to normal any time now. […]

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The Thousand Autumns 1.5 oz Rittenhouse Rye 1 oz Vanilla Pumpkin Syrup 0.5 Creme de Cacao 0.75 Domaine de Canton 2 Dashes Aztec Chocolate Bitters Shake well with ice and serve up. Garnish with a vanilla bean dipped in the leftover pumpkin purée from making the syrup. NOTES: I liked this one a lot. I’m […]

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On Wednesday morning we learned that it was officially National Watermelon Day, and we just so happened to have a watermelon in the fridge, so it would have been unpatriotic to NOT make watermelon cocktails. Surprisingly, we tried three, and all three were pretty tasty. The watermelon juice was simple enough: Puree some watermelon in […]

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1.5 oz Rye 1 oz Mezcal 1 oz Sweet Potato Rosemary Shrub 0.5 oz Honey Syrup 0.5 oz Sweet Vermouth Shake all ingredients well with ice, pout over crushed ice, garnish with a sprig of rosemary. NOTES: One of my favorites from earlier in experimenting, it’s smokey and a little sweet, and surprisingly smooth for […]

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1.5 oz Rye 1 oz Mezcal 1 oz Sweet potato & rosemary shrub (recipe below) 0.5 oz Honey syrup (recipe below) 0.25 oz sweet vermouth Shake ingredients and pour over crushed ice. NOTES: surprisingly tasty. Not overly sweet, smoky, and packs a pretty solid alcoholic punch. Would benefit from garnishing with rosemary for the scent, […]

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2.5 oz Rye 0.5 oz Sweet vermouth 0.5 oz Dry vermouth 0.5 oz Strawberry basil syrup (here) 2 dashes Angostura bitters Club soda 1 strawberry slice strawberry and muddle in glass with bitters. Combine rye, vermouth and syrup in shaker. Pour over crushed ice. Top off with seltzer (not much. roughly 1 oz). Garnish with […]

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