Category Archives: Spirits

Negroni

Readers often comment on the seemingly bottomless contents of our liquor cabinet. But we really don’t have every mixer on the planet. Sometimes we pool our resources and head to a friend’s house where Campari is stocked and the Mad … Continue reading

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Peppery Pisco

It’s been a summer of Pisco at our house. We needed some inspiration for new ways to serve the liquor and found this fun cocktail called the Sargent Pepper 100 over at the Pisco 100 website. It uses grapefruit juice … Continue reading

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Rufus Reruns: G is for Gin

Someone in this house really, really, really loves her gin. We’ll be back next week with a new cocktail. In the meantime, here are some of our gin-soaked favorites. Pink Gin The Vesper Salty Dogs The Gimlet The Tom Collins … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day

We can’t think of a more American holiday than Labor Day. (OK, except the Fourth and St. Patty’s Day!) So we picked our favorite all-American ingredient — bourbon to celebrate. (We know the fries don’t include bourbon, but if you … Continue reading

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Party Drinks

We figure a lot of you will be entertaining this weekend. Here are some drinks (alcoholic and nonalcoholic) that are perfect for a crowd, or at least a few boisterous friends. Blackberry Spritzers Cucumber Shooters (technically not a drink, but … Continue reading

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Cherry Bourbon Old Fashioned

Here is a fun twist on the classic old fashioned cocktail that makes use of some of that fantastic cherry liquor for these. If you did not make the cherries then maybe it is time you did. Cherry Bourbon Old … Continue reading

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Iced Espresso

Here is a refreshing way to spend the afternoon. Make sure to use homemade creme de menthe. Iced Espresso 3 cups ice 1 cup creme de menthe 2 cups strong espresso room temperature or cold 1/4 cup Kamora 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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