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Our Favorite Libations of 2015

Dec 17, 2015 No Comments

The holidays are upon us, which means it’s time to start our annual reflection on the year that was beginning with a review of our favorite libations. To be sure our 2015 Thirsty Thursday reviews/recommendations were loaded memorable, beers, wines, and spirits. Yet, the following resonated more than others and not surprisingly have a happy […]

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Thirsty Thursday Fail: Frank’s Red Hot Bloody Mary!

Dec 03, 2015 No Comments

Usually the holidays are time for good cheer. Libations that make the season more enjoyable than it already is. However, my most recent trek to the local watering stop presented me with a libation that was too tempting to pass up researching and consequently left me with a rare Thirsty Thursday Fail: Frank’s Red Hot […]

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Thirsty Thursday: George’s Bloody Mary Mix

Feb 19, 2015 1 Comment

Necessity is the mother of invention and whether it’s used for “curing” or “starting” the day off on the right foot there’s a reason Bloody Marys exist.   Their balance of tomato juice, spice, and booze, make for a magical elixir that has a special place during the morning and brunch hours. For those of us […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Rhubarb Mint Lime Cooler

May 22, 2014 7 Comments

It’s Rhubarb season and the warmer weather is upon us. So why not take advantage of both and cool off with a refreshing adult beverage like our fresh Rhubarb Mint Lime Cooler… The Necessities:* 2 fl oz Rhubarb-Mint-Lime syrup (recipe follows) 2 fl oz gin 1 fl oz St. Germain 2 sprigs of fresh mint […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Vodka Frangelico Coffee Cooler

May 08, 2014 2 Comments

The summer months are upon us, along with some nice, brunchy holidays (Mother’s Day hint, hint). Juice based cocktails are great, but sometimes I still need the caffeine. What better way to celebrate on a warm summer morning than with a cool, caffeinated, coffee cocktail!   Coffee Cooler Necessities: Freshly brewed coffee 1 cup granulated […]

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Arizona Diamondbacks: Prickly Pear Martini

Apr 17, 2013 20 Comments

The third installment of the MLB Recipe Series travels to Arizona with a desert inspire cocktail for the Diamondbacks.   Combining the watermelon like fruit of a prickly pear (the fruit of cactus), the sweet tropical fruit and citrus flavors of St. Germain, vodka, and a splash of lemon juice this recipe creates a refreshingly balanced […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Super Bowl XLVII Libation Recommendations

Jan 31, 2013 19 Comments

Even if you don’t have a horse in the race, Super Bowl Sunday is a time for celebration and enjoying a healthy dose of gluttony. Therefore I’ve put together a diverse libation round up to fuel, refresh, and satisfy any Super Bowl gathering. Just click on the link to read more about any particular libation […]

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