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Smoky and Sweet, “The Mezcal Old Fashioned”

by Jason Lightner November 22nd, 2016| Cocktails
I've been accused on more than one occasion of being a minimalist. Indeed, it's difficult to justify all of the pomp and circumstance which surrounds the creation of more than a few classic and contemporary cocktails. I'd usually much rather pour liquor into a glass and lift it to
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Blackberry Cider- Dressing up a Bottled Beverage

by Michele September 1st, 2016| Cocktails, Mixed Drinks
I don't like beer; I never have. I find its taste to be off-putting and not enjoyable in the least. However, having discovered hard cider a couple years ago, I find most to be quite tasty.  (The most does not include ciders that are more beer-like.)  The discovery of
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English Aperol Cocktail

by Michele July 14th, 2016| Cocktails, Mixed Drinks
Continuing my quest to find different uses for Aperol, I played with a variety of ingredients from my liquor cabinet, pantry, and refrigerator.  I have to admit that there were two or three tries that will never see the pages of Parched No More.  One sip, maybe two, confirmed
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Aperol Spritz: Bubbles with Bite Will Refresh You

by Michele June 27th, 2016| Cocktails, Sparkling
Aperol is one of my favorite ingredients to use in cocktails during the summer months.  This slightly bitter aperitif makes a delightfully refreshing cocktail. Although it can be served on its own as a sipping beverage, that doesn't suit my palate due to its thicker consistency.  However, when added
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Are Pub Nuts The Best Free Snack?

by Editorial Team May 11th, 2016| Cocktails
Picture this; you’ve been out with your mates all evening long, and you’ve finally found yourself in a pretty classy bar downtown. You’re running on empty at this point, and just when you think it might be time to go hunting for some food, you look over and see a
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Fruit Cocktail

by Brendan G October 15th, 2015| Cocktails, Mixed Drinks
Over the past few years, there has been an explosion in the flavored vodka market. The first brand I recall doing flavors was Absolut. Their Citron vodka has been a mainstream ingredient for at least 20 years. Stolichnaya was the next major brand to expand their product line by
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Pumpkin Pie Martini

by Brendan G October 8th, 2015| Cocktails, Martinis
Fall is here once again and the one flavor that immediately comes to mind when the leaves start changing colors, is pumpkin. It seems everyone catches pumpkin fever, from pumpkin flavored coffees to pumpkin beers, to actual pumpkin itself. Now is the time to come up with some creative
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Aviation

by Dennis Mayer September 17th, 2015| Cocktails
Today's drink is one that we can only enjoy in its original formulation thanks to history-minded bartenders' insistence on the preservation and recreation of classic cocktails with classic liqueurs. The Aviation, basically a variant on a gin sour, depends on a little-known liqueur called
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Ole Smoky Cinnamon Churro

by Kimberly Hays September 7th, 2015| Cocktails, Mixed Drinks

Our final recipe with the flavors of Madrid is the Ole Smoky Cinnamon Churro. With fall around the corner, this cocktail that is garnished with cinnamon or a cinnamon stick would be the perfect drink for a fall get-together. This cocktail was created by the folks at

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Recipe-TioJito

by Kimberly Hays August 31st, 2015| Cocktails, Events, Mixed Drinks
To round out our month of cocktails with the flavors of Madrid, we bring you this refreshing summer cocktail called a TioJito. It is a simple cocktail to make, with Tio Pepe sherry, sprite or lemonade, and garnished with mint and lemon would be the perfect drink to serve
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Recipe- La Perla

by Kimberly Hays August 24th, 2015| Cocktails, Mixed Drinks
This week, we are bringing you a special cocktail called the La Perla to offer you a way to get a taste of Madrid, which is our destination of the month on our sister site, Good Life Review.

The La Perla was created by Jacques Bezuidenhout, who was the
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Spanish Gin & Tonic

by Kimberly Hays August 17th, 2015| Cocktails, Mixed Drinks
Continuing our tour of Madrid, Spain on Good Life Review this month, and pairing it with cocktails from Spain, we are bringing you this twist on a gin & tonic with this cocktail recipe. The cocktail is made with Master’s London Dry Gin, tonic, and seltzer, with
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