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Brandy and Blackberry Lavender Shrub – A Brandy Cocktail

A Lavender Berry shrub with brandy makes for a great cocktail!   Summer is the season for shrub based cocktails, and we have definitely been in a mood for tart fruity cocktails, and our Brandy and Blackberry Lavender Shrub cocktail certainly fits the bill! We love using shrubs to add a rich tart flavor to …

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For Goodness Saké – A Saké and Ginger Cocktail

A pairing of sake and pickled ginger in this drink! A great sake cocktail!   One of our go to date night meals is heading out for sushi and drinks at one of our favorite local sushi places, Blue Sushi. Any good sushi meal should always include drinks, and one drink that goes hand in …

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The Blood and Sand – Scotch Whiskey Cocktails

A favorite liquor forward scotch whiskey cocktails that is a classic!   Scotch is one of Jay’s favorite spirits, but it isn’t one of those that is found in a lot of cocktails. There is a big school of thought that using any scotch in a cocktail is sacrilege, as many drinkers think that a …

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Pomegranate French 75 – A Gin and Champagne Cocktail

A bubbly sweet and tart cocktail with champagne, lemon juice and gin, this one a twist on the classic French 75 recipe! Make this Pomegranate French 75 for the holidays and the new year!   The French 75 cocktail was created during World War I at the famous New York Bar in Paris. The combination …

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Aperol Spritz – A Perfect Italian Cocktail

A classic Italian cocktail, perfectly refreshing is this Aperol Spritz!   In these waning days of summer coming, we are still enjoying warm weather drinks, so we figured we better share another classic, the Aperol Spritz. The Aperol Spritz, is bubbly and refreshing and just the right amount of bitter and sweet at the same …

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Sangria Blanca – Summer Punch Recipe

A beautiful white sangria punch, perfect for summer sipping!   Since the days have been getting warmer this spring, and we had a plethora of fruit, we decided to make some sangria. Sangria is a typical drink from Spain, consisting of wine, fruit, a sweetener and sometimes some brandy or a liqueur. The beauty of …

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Blood Orange Sidecar – Blood Orange Cocktail

A fabulous winter version of the classic sidecar, with blood orange juice, this Blood Orange Cocktail is perfect!   In the world of cocktails, there are nearly an infinitive variety of cocktails that are offered up to drinkers, but there are some cocktails that are considered great as a foundation for building on. One of …

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