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Lakewood Cocktail Club - October 2014

We let two things guide the creation of the October menu: gin and Halloween. Halloween is obvious, the gin probably less so, though it makes more sense when you realize that it’s still 85 degrees in Texas this time of year. 408 more words


Holiday Bottled Cocktail: I Just Called To Say I Love You

I thought to myself, “I have all this leftover Bourbon from ThanxG, why don’t I just turn it into a Bottled Cocktail to give as a gift for the Holidaze!” Then I added more ingredients from all those… 173 more words

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A Gracious Plenty

We were recently challenged by the Fernet-Branca marketing folks to come up with a festive cocktail using Fernet. They make the very good point that many people think of shots when it comes to Fernet, which we think is a damn shame. 388 more words


Casino Cocktail

Today I miss Eva so much! So much as never before. I imagine that she is here right now. That she sips my new liqueurs, that she lights candles in my living room, that she re-arranges my pillows and blankets on my sofa to make it more comfortable for us, bringing so much love, warmth and felicity in my house. 124 more words


In Search of the Perfectly Balanced Manhattan

This came out of my recent exploration of the venerable Manhattan.  The combination of whiskey and vermouth has not been my personal favorite.  A few weeks ago, we attended a dinner where the chef paired each course with a specific libation.  890 more words

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Hosting in the Holidaze: The Old Fashioned

Ok, so it’s Holiday times and you are probably wondering which cocktails to make for Thanksgiving, Xmas, Chanukah, Boxing Day and all those damn parties you’re going to have between now and New Years Eve. 437 more words

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The Moll Cocktail

We’re back to the classic Savoy Cocktail Book for this one. I haven’t been able to track down much of anything about the provenance of the Moll, but it presumably takes its name from the word for a gangster’s girl (who often, herself, packed a piece) that was being popularized in the nascent… 158 more words

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