Articles Tagged Cocktails

Cynar Juleps for July 4th

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The mint julep is a classic cocktail that’s just perfect for summer. Typically comprised of nothing more than bourbon, sugar and mint, the refreshing combo is poured over crushed ice and served en masse everywhere from the Kentucky Derby to…

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Creating Balanced Cocktails

Creating Balanced Cocktails

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SPONSORED POST One of the most common considerations when crafting cocktails is achieving a balance between sweet and sour. There are many ways to sweeten a cocktail — sugar, liqueurs, honey and syrups, to name a few. Plus plenty of…

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Texture in Cocktails

Texture in Cocktails

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SPONSORED POST Last month we looked at versatility in cocktails. Today we’re exploring texture. Along with taste, aroma and visual sensations, texture is a key component to how we perceive and experience cocktails. Regardless of flavor, drinks with too much…

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Exploring Versatility in Cocktails

Exploring Versatility in Cocktails

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SPONSORED POST When stocking a bar (both home and professional) it’s important to be resourceful first. You can leave the never-ending variety of tinctures, shrubs and syrups – and the exorbitant overhead – to craft cocktail bars. Because mixing drinks…

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The Blue Genever

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This Cocktail Enthusiast original starts with the unique flavor of Bols Genever, which is a Holland-made spirit that blends a wheat, corn and rye distillate with a juniper berry distillate. Genever’s a predecessor to today’s gin, but it also sports …

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Sherry Cocktails

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Did you know there’s a Secret Sherry Society? Neither did I, but it exists, and among other endeavors, it apparently provides guys like me with sherry cocktail recipes.  From the Society – “The leaders of the Secret Sherry Society selected…

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World Cup Cocktails

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With the World Cup approaching, people across the globe will be doing a lot of drinking. Much of it starting in the morning, and ending… July 11, when the tournament’s over.  Whichever team you’re cheering for, the World Cup cocktails…

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