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The whiskey sour is a versatile cocktail that is fun to tweek. Here is something I dreamed up one day after work. Gotchford Sour 2 oz Rittenhouse 100 rye whiskey (Bourbon would work too) 1/2 oz Lemon juice 1/4 – 1/2 oz Ginger sryup (I do 1/4 oz since I make my syrup with a […]

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December 5th is a special day, some even consider it a holiday. It is a day to celebrate our freedoms and imbibe our favorite drinks! Today is the 77th anniversary of the 21st amendment which repealed the 18th amendment, the end of prohibition. My repeal day started pretty well, I was in Big Sur, CA […]

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Mixology Monday is a monthly cocktail party where various bloggers post recipes using a featured ingredient. This month features absinthe and is hosted by Sonja Kassebaum over at Thinking of Drinking. Absinthe has enjoyed quite the revival since its reintroduction to the U.S. in 2007, having been outlawed since 1912. I picked up a bottle […]

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Second only to the Martini, the Manhattan is one of the most iconic classic cocktails and one of my personal favorites. It’s a sophisticated cocktail named after the city of all cities and has been traced back to circa 1870. The exact history is often debated so I’ll let you read up on that yourself […]

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It’s no secret I love cocktails with raw egg whites, they add a texture to the drink that takes them to a new dimension. Thanks to Jay @ http://ohgo.sh/ for posting this recipe which he found in a reproduction of a classic cocktail book, it was originally made at the Hoffman House in Manhattan circa […]

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