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Millionaire No. 1

Back in March we posted a recipe for the Sloe Gin Fizz. If you haven’t had the pleasure of tasting this drink, or more importantly, tasting real sloe gin, we

Boston Bog

We have always wanted to make fresh cranberry juice, and you can find plenty of good recipes online that seem simple enough. Most of them describe putting cranberries through a

Apple Smash

Last year, the New York Times ran an article featuring another fantastic cocktail by Bobby Heugel of Anvil, Houston. At the time, we didn’t really think much about it, but looking

How to Make Coca Cola

Drink of the Week: Cuba Libre We are just going to come right out and say it: This week’s DOTW is getting hijacked. Anyone who recognizes the Cuba Libre also

Mojito

There’s more than one recipe for the Mojito. We even posted a different one a while back to accompany a fine article about simple syrup. It’s a refreshing summer drink

Breakfast Collins

We have always been a fan of incorporating fresh seasonal ingredients into cocktails whenever possible. Living in Minnesota, there’s nothing we can do about finding locally grown citrus, but we

Royal Bermuda Yacht Club

We are not rum experts, but we are learning, and although we have managed to collect a few bottles, there seems to be no end in sight. Rum (and related

Bee’s Knees

As any regular reader will attest, we are fans of classic cocktails. It would be hard to write these posts if that were not the case, since even contemporary combinations

Queen’s Park Swizzle

There may be snow on the ground, but we can’t help thinking about the garden. Kale will appear at the farmers market in Portland this week, and that makes us

Floridita Daiquiri

This week we finish up our short Caribbean series with a two-for-one daiquiri post. Officially, we are featuring the Floridita Daiquiri for our Drink of the Week, but a variation

Floridita Cocktail

When cold weather dominates the land, it’s hard not to think about places you might rather be—instead of digging out from the latest snow storm. Why not bring home a

Twelve Mile Limit

This weekend is Repeal Day, the anniversary of the 21st Amendment to the US Constitution which ended Prohibition. Since the day is not quite upon us, we thought we would