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Smoked Bourbon Cocktails have such an interesting flavor, as does this Bourbon Barrel.     Recently we went out to a great cocktail place here in Omaha called The Berry & Rye where we had a fantastic drink called the Trinidad Smoke, a fantastic rum cocktail that is smoked with tobacco smoke in a small …

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Plank Seafood Provisions is a seafood focused restaurant in the Old Market in Omaha, Nebraska.   With a great stroke of luck, we actually got to go out on a date night with another couple, and we decided to head downtown to the Old Market for a change of pace.  Our friends were interested in …

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Around our house, we are big fans of cocktails so the anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition on December 5, 1933 is a day to celebrate.  With Repeal Day falling on a Friday this year, we decided to have ourselves a nice celebration with a couple of classic Prohibition era cocktails. The first one we …

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In our mind, cranberries are the perfect accompaniment to the holidays and Christmas! This Sugared Cranberries recipe is a great snack, a great cocktail garnish or a beautiful decoration for your holiday table or desserts.   Cranberries always have made an appearance for the holidays in our house. We love using the tart berries in …

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lderA great drink that we have fallen in love with, the Lumiere Cocktail. A classic combination.   While attending the Grand Opening of Spirit World we purchased our first bottle of St. Germain, a French elderflower liqueur that had tried in cocktails as a complementary spirit to add a bit of sweetness. This cocktail may …

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This was about our first visit to Spirit World in their new Omaha, Nebraska location!   This past weekend I attended the grand opening of Spirit World’s new location in Aksarben Village. Being a craft cocktail enthusiast/amateur mixologist, one of my favorite places to wander in and browse is Spirit World.  Spirit World has long …

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A perfect fall cocktail, but great for anytime of year with the fresh grapefruit juice, this Apple Cider Brandy Sidecar is wonderful!   Our children are obsessed with apple cider, so needless to say, we have a lot of it in our house. Conveniently, we just happen to live near a whole bunch of orchards …

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