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Brandied Chocolate Manhattan – A Whiskey Cocktail

A chocolate version of a classic Manhattan recipe with our brandied cherries.     We always are fans of the classic cocktails, and the classic Manhattan was invented in the 1870s at the Manhattan Club in New York. This chocolate Manhattan is typical of the cocktails from this period that were plenty boozy and not …

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Earl Grey Manhattan and a Visit to Anchor Distilling

 A Tour of Anchor Distilling in San Francisco and a Rye Whiskey Manhattan! See our great experience, and creation of an Earl Grey Manhattan!       A lot of folks collect things like a t-shirt or a magnet from the places they travel, but what do we come home with? Bottles of delightful spirits …

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The Monk’s Muse – Egg White Cocktail

Another favorite combination of gin and chartreuse in this egg white cocktail!       We recently rediscovered our bottle of Chartreuse after having a drink on a recent date night that prominently featured it. After having just one sip, the bottle we had somehow misplaced into the back of our liquor cabinet popped into …

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The Smoked Cherry – A Bourbon and Brandy Cocktail

Check out our Smoked Cherry cocktail, using our fun smoking gun! A great combination of bourbon and brandy in this smoked cocktail!       This past Christmas, we got a new toy to add to our arsenal of kitchen tools, a smoking gun! We have been wanting to play with a smoking gun to …

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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 …

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Irish Sour – A Whiskey Cocktail

Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, or anytime, this Irish Sour is one of our great Irish whiskey cocktails!     When Saint Patrick’s Day rolls around everyone wants to be Irish for a day! Our Facebook feeds and Instagram accounts are filled with green clad folks and equally green drinks. While the occasional green drink …

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25 Cocktails to Toast Autumn

Cocktails to celebrate the falling leaves of autumn, these autumn cocktails will hit the spot!     If you need some ideas for cocktails this fall – how about 25 of them? We have all different kinds to offer you! There are so many autumnal flavors listed here – cranberry, apple, orange, pumpkin, vanilla, cinnamon……yum!) …

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Breakfast for Dinner Cocktail

Breakfast for dinner is a common occurrence in our house as both our boys love breakfast foods.  Its only fitting to come up with a cocktail that combines the best of breakfast and happy hour into a nice cocktail that I call the Breakfast for Dinner, combining whiskey, coffee and eggs into one smooth cocktail. …

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