Tag Archives: liqueur

The Red Lion

We don’t often drink Grand Marnier mixed into cocktails. We prefer to simply indulge in the liqueur by itself. But we had just a tad bit left and had just bought a new bottle so we headed over to the … Continue reading

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Rufus Turns Four

Today marks four years since we started our blog. We’d like to thank all of our regular readers, those who’ve been with us since the start and those who joined a bit later. You’ve been a wonderful source of encouragement … Continue reading

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Elderflower Martini

This comes from the St. Germain website. St. Germain is one of those liquors that has no cheap counterpart that tastes even close, so pony up the bucks because it is good stuff. We garnished with a lemon, but a … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Covered Almonds

When our alcohol cabinet gets a little low we find ourselves reaching for the Amaretto a little more and thinking why don’t we do this more often? (The answer is it’s easy to forget how strong Amaretto is under that … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Cranberries Galore

We’re not sure what the shelf life is on cranberry sauce, but it seems like by the time we finish off our batch from Thanksgiving we’re wanting to make another batch for Christmas. The drink above (The Cranberry Cocktail) was … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Chocolate-Hazelnut Martini

Noel, Noel … where the hell, did I set my drink down? Thanks, thanks, we’ll be here the rest of the year. Chocolate-Hazelnut Martini 1 1/2 ounces regular or vanilla vodka 1/2 ounce creme de cacao 1/2 ounce hazelnut liqueur … Continue reading

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Corpse Reviver #2

This drink isn’t nearly as scary as its name. Actually, it’s only scary good. Boo! Have a Happy Halloween everyone. Corpse Reviver No. 2 1 oz gin 1 oz Cointreau (we used triple sec and survived) 1 oz Lillet Blanc … Continue reading

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