The Martinez

The Martinez

October 09, 2020

This little known cocktail has been making Gin lovers happy since well over a 100 years. Thought to be introduced about 20 years after the Civil War in the beautiful state of California, the Martinez is a niche beverage that combines some of the 

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Old Fashioned

Old Fashioned

September 25, 2020

The Old Fashioned is one of those cocktails that dates back well over 100 years...pre-prohibition. I would guess that this great cocktail helped get the law that enacted Prohibition passed. It is THAT GOOD.

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Whiskey Sour

Whiskey Sour

September 18, 2020

I had made the Whiskey Sours only a few times and always loved them but felt that they were a little too much work honestly. I had remembered that I needed a bunch of egg yolks for something (probably a carbonara) and kept the whites frozen for

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The Manhattan

The Manhattan

September 04, 2020

The Manhattan is one of the great cocktails of all time. The story goes that it originated, in New York City back in the 1870s as part of a social event, the term "Manhattan" stuck as part location, part social status.

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The Metropolitan

The Metropolitan

September 02, 2020

The truth is, I didn't know of many cocktails with brandy as a base and since I had leftover from a batch of homemade eggnog, I decided to do a little research and discovered: The Metropolitan.

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The Negroni

The Negroni

September 02, 2020

The Negroni is said to have originated in Italy, sometime in the early 1900s and as all good things, invented out of necessity. A local Italian bartender decided he needed to "strengthen" his Americano cocktail (not the coffee drink).  He decided to

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