Category Archives: Spirits

Cherry Bourbon Sours

Didn’t make the cherries we posted last week? Well you’ll have to come up with your own drink while we enjoy these. Cherry Bourbon Sours 1/3 part cherry bourbon syrup 1/3 part lemon juice 1/3 part triple sec Mix all … Continue reading

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Bourbon Cherries

These are really, really strong and yet still taste amazing. The final cherry liquor made from the packing liquid is fantastic added to many cocktails or as a stand alone drink. Use really fresh cherries and a wide-mouth 24-ounce mason … Continue reading

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Grapefruit and Bourbon Together Again

By Katherine I like making drinks for Greg, but I have to adjust to his tastes. If I add a bit of simple syrup to take the edge off, he’ll find it too sweet. Cocktails I find a bit too … Continue reading

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Piscojito

This drink takes advantage of pisco, a clear brandy, to give the classic mojito a twist. Piscojito 2 oz pisco 1 oz simple syrup 1 oz lime juice 6-8 mint leaves 3 oz soda water Muddle the mint leaves with … Continue reading

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Watermelon Limeade

The only thing better than eating a fresh juicy watermelon is drinking it. This beverage can be served nonalcoholic or with the clear liquor of your choosing. We chose rum. To juice the watermelon, puree in a blender and then … Continue reading

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Grilled Peaches with Bourbon

These are so simple you might be tempted to dress them up with fresh mint or mascarpone or chopped pecans. You better do it fast because we’ll be eating them hot off the grill in the meantime. Grilled Peaches 3-4 … Continue reading

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Red, White and Blue Cocktails

Independence Day is just around the corner so we’re celebrating this week with red, white and blue drinks. Just don’t have them all at once or you may be seeing stars. Tomato Martinis The White Lady White Sangria Blueberry Bramble … Continue reading

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Presidential Drinks

We’re on a bit of a rum kick. We were perusing Bacardi’s website the other week and couldn’t decide between El Presidente No. 1 or El Presidente No. 2. So naturally we made both. The second version calls for grenadine … Continue reading

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Berry, Berry Good Drinks Part Two

Last month we highlighted drinks with blueberries and strawberries. If those are still in season where you are check out that roundup. Here in the South we’re moving onto blackberries and raspberries. You can tell we have a favorite. We … Continue reading

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The Grasshopper

This drink will give you magical kung fu powers.* The Grasshopper 1 part green creme de menthe 1 part cream 1 part creme de cacao Pour all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake. Strain into a martini glass. … Continue reading

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