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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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Ahoy Skipper

Drink enough of these and you too may be marooned on a lonely island after a two-hour tour. The Skipper 3 oz rye whiskey 1 oz dry vermouth 4 oz fresh orange juice 4 drops grenadine Fill mixing glass with … Continue reading

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Rob Roy

If we have to mix our Scotch we’ll pick a cocktail named after a guy who wasn’t depicted onscreen by crazy-ass Mel Gibson, but by bad-ass Liam Neeson. That makes us feel a little better for messing with one of … Continue reading

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Irish Cappuccino

Anyone can make coffee. If you don’t have the ability to make espresso, cappuccino or other Italian-sounding drinks, well too bad. Not to mention I think there is some holiday around now that may or may not have something to … Continue reading

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Lynchburg lemonade

Here’s our version of this classic drink. Yes, Lynchburg is in Tennessee. But we have Kentucky bourbon on our brains right now, not “Tennessee whiskey.” Sorry, Jack. We’re saving you for Coke. Lynchburg lemonade 1 part bourbon 3/4 to one … Continue reading

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Manhattan

On Saturday, our friends Richard and Brian will tie the knot at a winery in upstate New York. We couldn’t be more thrilled for them. So this week’s cocktail is a toast to the happy couple. We wish you all … Continue reading

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The Italian Sidecar

More from my wife, bartender extraordinaire. Think what you will, but the other week I was left to my own devices and decided a stiff drink was in order. There I was staring at an obscenely full liquor cabinet — … Continue reading

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