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Rising Sun Cocktail

Mezcal, Tequila’s nearest cousin is a great cocktail mixer. Different from Tequila, it has a distinct earthy, smoky nature that adds a unique dimension to any classic cocktail. 172 more words

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The Brandy Crusta

Among cocktail classics is the Brandy Crusta. It is a drink all but forgotten long ago but still finding a small foothold among artisan bartenders in places where the art is respected. 158 more words

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The Cucumber Gin Rickey

Today we decided to try a variation on a recipe for Cucumber Limeade that we found on a Martha Stewart site. While you can stop with Cucumber- Limeade and be perfectly happy we opted to add a bit more punch to the recipe and created the Cucumber Gin Rickey. 147 more words

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The Paloma Cocktail

Recently we are seeing more and more cocktail recipes using Agave nectar. This natural, ultra-sweet syrup comes from the Agave plant and has an earthy richness that is similar to honey but distinctive unto itself. 186 more words

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The Corcovado Cocktail

With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner here is a nice twist on the usual Margarita. It comes from a recipe found years ago in one cocktail book or another. 114 more words

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Pimm's Cup Cocktail

In 1823 Pimm’s Cup was invented by Shell-Fish Monger James Pimm, at his central London “Oyster Bar”. His goal was to create a drink that complimented oysters better than Gin. 206 more words

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Strawberry Balsamic Margarita

It is spring and spring is Strawberry season. Today we give you the Strawberry-Balsamic Margarita. Not our invention, but one out there on the web with a number of recipes from which we take inspiration for the interpretation that follows. 79 more words

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