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1.5 oz Brandy 1 oz Raspberry Syrup 0.5 oz Creme de Cacao 0.25 oz St. Germain 2 dashes Aztec Chocolate Bitters 1 oz Heavy Cream Shake ingredients like crazy for about 20 seconds with cracked ice. Strain into glass and garnish with a raspberry. Shave chocolate onto the top of the drink. NOTES: Took a […]

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All Saints’ Day 1.5 oz Mezcal 1 oz Apple Clove Shrub 0.25 oz St. Germain 0.25 oz Becherovka 2 dashes Fee Bros Whiskey Barrel Bitters Shake well, strain into glass and serve on a rock. NOTES: I wasn’t kidding about this fall being the time for Mezcal everything. The smokiness, plus the tart apple and […]

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Foobooz is running a contest this week to come up with an official Philly cocktail, so naturally we thought it’d be fun to throw our hats in the ring and try to come up with something. I went with one on the fancy side, and one simple and dirty. It seemed appropriate.   Riot Punch […]

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Hot Water Music 2 oz Hendricks Gin 0.5 oz St. Germain 0.25 Creme de Violette 0.25 Getreide Kümmel liquor 2 dashes Angostura bitters Top with soda water Stir ingredients well with ice. Serve over small or crushed ice. Probably garnish with some kind of edible flower or something like that. NOTES: Tried to come up […]

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Soft Machine 1.5 oz Cazadores Reposado Tequila 0.5 oz St. Germain 0.5 oz Aperol 1 oz Cantaloupe Purée Cantaloupe Purée Cut off the seeds and the rind of the cantaloupe, and puree the hell out of it in a blender. When there are no chunks left at all, you’re ready to go. Don’t bother trying […]

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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 Scotch 1 oz Ginger Syrup 0.5 oz Honey Syrup 0.5 oz Pimm’s 0.5 oz St. Germain 0.5 lemon juice 2 healthy dashes Whiskey Barrel Bitters Shake ingredients well with ice and pour over a large ice cube. Dash with seltzer (we’re talking like a tablespoon here, don’t drown the thing) and garnish with […]

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2 oz Blended Scotch 0.5 oz Absinthe 0.5 oz St Germain 0.5 oz Luxardo 0.5 oz lime juice Shake, serve up with a lemon twist. NOTES: Not great. Interesting flavor, but too syrupy. Like the base, but need better additions than used here. Share this post

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1.5 oz Scotch 0.5 oz St Germain 0.5 oz Luxardo maraschino liquor 0.5 oz lemon juice 0.25 oz sweet vermouth 2 dashes plum bitters Absinthe wash Wash a rocks glass with a few drops of absinthe. Combine all ingredients in a shaker and stir. Pour into absinthe-washed glass. Serve garnished with cherries. NOTES: First, don’t […]

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