Classic Martini Recipe

Posted in Classics, Cocktails, Gin, Martinis on January 15, 2014

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  Greetings readers!  Today I'm going to show you how to make a Martini the old fashioned way.  What is in a martini and how do you make a martini you may ask?  Enter and read more about the King of all Cocktails...   The Classic Martini Recipe -2 oz Gin -1 oz Dry Vermouth Read More »

Introduction to the Martini

Posted in Classics, Cocktails, Gin, Martinis on January 14, 2014

Introduction to Martinis

I truly, truly love Martinis. The Martini is the Emperor of all drinks, and the standing symbol of cocktails as a whole. There’s nothing that can compare to a well-crafted Martini, and although it might be difficult to build a taste for such a powerful drink, I encourage you to try one if you have Read More »

Bloody Mary Recipe

Posted in Classics, Cocktails, Uncategorized, Vodka on January 11, 2014

Bloody mary recipe

The Bloody Mary The Bloody Mary is arguably the most famous brunch cocktail recipe. While its origins are contested and heatedly debated, the most commonly accepted story holds that it was invented by Fernand “Pete” Petiot at Harry’s New York Bar in Paris sometime during the early 1920’s Few things pack quite as much of a punch Read More »

Whiskey Sour Recipe

Posted in Bourbon, Classics, Cocktails, Sours on January 6, 2014

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The Whiskey Sour The Whiskey Sour, sometimes called the Boston Sour is one of the most acclaimed sour drinks in the cocktail world.  It may be incredibly tart, butt the sweetness of a high quality whiskey brand and simple syrup offset the sour flavor.  High quality (fresh) lemon juice is mandatory for a good Whiskey Read More »

Cosmopolitan Drink Recipe

Posted in Classics, Cocktails, Sours, Vodka on January 6, 2014

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How to Make a Cosmopolitan A cosmopolitan, also known as a "cosmo", is a cocktail made with vodka, cranberry juice, triple sec, orange peels, and lime.  Neither too tart or too sweet when made right, the cosmopolitan is perfect to throw together for one, or even in advance for a crowd. Ingredients   One ounce Read More »

The "Old Fashioned" Recipe.

Posted in Alcohol Base, Bourbon, Classics, Cocktails on December 3, 2013

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    History A “Cocktail” is a word which is defined as s a potent combination of many ingredients such as spirits, bitters, water and sugar. The word cocktail was first coined at some point in the early 19th century in May 6, 1806 in the issue of The Balance and Columbia Repository in Hudson, New York The “Old Fashioned” Read More »

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