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Thirsty Thursday: Martinez

Inexplicably, some people hate gin. I am not one of them. At last count, we had 8 bottles of it on the bar (5 from local distillers). 363 more words


The Thistle Cocktail

Another Scotch-based drink, the Thistle is very, very similar to the Bobby Burns Cocktail – which wasn’t very good, if you’ll remember. In fact, the only difference is that the Thistle has a touch of bitters, whereas the Bobby Burns had a touch of Benedictine. 122 more words


Day Six: The Womenhattan

It is April 14th and looks, and feels, like I have traveled back in time to February 14th! Oh will the chill in the air ever cease?! 379 more words


Monday Funday #3: The June Cleaver

Well hello and good morning to you all, lovely readers! We hope you all had stupendous weekends (we know we did), and we hope you are as excited as we are that the wait is over–it’s Monday, and that means it is time for everyone’s favorite thing: Monday Funday Original Cocktails! 571 more words


Weekly Jesser - Dirty Manhattan

While staying at my aunt’s house a couple years ago, she introduced me to the concept of a Dresser, orĀ Dressing Drink. Basically it’s the drink you drink while getting dressed. 364 more words

Millenial Thoughts

New Book- The Architecture of the Cocktail: Constructing the Perfect Cocktail from the Bottom Up

I may have been away from The Cocktail Challenge for a while but I have not been completely idle during that time. In the intervening months I have acquired a few more useful items, including this great book from… 241 more words