Tag Archives: mixed drinks

Champagne Cocktail

  This is an easy way to use up a less than fantastic dry champagne without any juice in the house. Don’t go too sweet since you’re adding sugar! Champagne Cocktail 1 sugar cube 3-5 dashes Angostura bitters Brut champagne … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Drinkies

These drinks are perfect for this Saturday’s celebration of romance and all things pink and red. Raspberry Cocktails Chocolate Raspberry Creamsicle The French Martini Raspberry Cheesecake Martini Pomosas

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Bloody Maria

Because there is tequila and tomato juice in the cupboard. Bloody Maria 2-3 oz Reposado tequila 2 dashes Tapatio 3 dashes angostura bitters 1 oz fresh lemon juice 1/8 tsp Old Bay seasoning 1 oz pickled jalapeno brine 5.5 oz … Continue reading

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Roman Rasta

We don’t drink nearly enough coffee cocktails, but this drink just might change that. Roman Rasta 1 1/2 oz Sambuca 1/2 oz spiced rum fresh-brewed coffee whipped cream cinnamon sugar Pour liquors into the bottom of a coffee mug. Top … Continue reading

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Fending off Scurvy a Drink at a Time

Grapefruits are wonderful at this time of year so we’ve been making a lot of drinks that use their juice as the main ingredient. Two of our favorite grapefruit drinks to make for crowds are the Blinder (above) and the … Continue reading

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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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