Category Archives: Spirits

Thanksgiving Drinks to Warm the Soul

OK, these may not warm the soul. But maybe they’ll numb the senses. Who couldn’t use that at a family gathering? If you’re like us and live somewhere that’s a bit too warm to drink these sort of concoctions check … Continue reading

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Cool Thanksgiving Drinks

The first Thanksgiving we lived in the South we had just moved into our first house. Katherine excitedly threw on a sweater, popped some baked brie in the oven and lit a fire. The sweater was shed and the brie … Continue reading

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Cherry Smash

Don’t let the name fool you. This drink packs a punch. This recipe is adapted from one we found on Templeton Rye’s website. Cherry Smash 2 oz rye 1 oz cherry herring or cherry bourbon 3/4 oz lemon juice 1/4 … Continue reading

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Drinks that Make You Go Boo!

We’ll be watching horror movies and hiding from trick or treaters on Halloween. We might also have to whip up one these, school nights be darned. Corpse Reviver No. 2 Pumpkin Latte Cocktails The Zombie The ‘Hallowtini’ Pumpkin Pie Martinis

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Whiskey Smash

We still have some mint, some of it usually survives late into the fall. It’d be a shame to let that go to waste. This recipe is adapted from one we found on Templeton Rye’s website. Whiskey Smash 2 oz … Continue reading

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Pear Hot Toddies

On with our quest to use up an overstock of homemade jam. Katherine recently used pear preserves to create a champagne cocktail, so when we were given a batch of homemade pear butter we made a similar concoction to give … Continue reading

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Ramos Fizz

We got this classic cocktail recipe from Epicurious. The trick is in the double shaking and soda water trickle. Ramos Fizz 2 oz gin (we like Hendrick’s) 1 dash orange flower water 1 egg white 1 tbsp heavy cream 1 … Continue reading

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