Cocktail Recipes: R&J Original


All photos compliments of Sam Bumpers Photography // Follow at @sambumpersphotography First of all, it would be rude to not say hello. It’s been…awhile. So welcome, hi, we’re glad you’re here or back, whatever the case may be. Life and a toddler have slooowed down blogging efforts, but fret not we’re still drinking cocktails at the same rate :), now it just takes us 8 months to write about them. Whiskey...

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What we like about the older, traditional distilleries is their dependability. When you buy Beefeater gin, for instance, you know exactly what you’re going to get: a quality gin, that tastes like we expect a dry gin to taste, and works well in a reliable way in pretty much any recipe that calls for gin. The problem is that when a spirit becomes too familiar, it’s easy to take it for granted, stop noticing it, even get a little bored....

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Where You Should Be Drinking in Las Vegas: Heritage Steak If you’re in Vegas, and looking for a place to celebrate–which sometimes happens–we highly recommend Heritage Steak, created by Top Chef head judge, Tom Colicchio. Every celebrity chef needs a Vegas restaurant and Vegas needs a restaurant from every celebrity chef; but this one stood out to us for its combination of atmosphere, good steaks, and good drinks....

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Where to Drink in Athens: Clumsies A friend of a friend gave us a handful of suggestions of good cocktail places in Athens. As we did a bit of research into them, we were intrigued to see that one of them described itself as an all-day cocktail bar. This seemed like the kind of concept we could get behind. Also, it was pretty convenient, since we had only 24 hours in Athens and wanted to get as good an idea of the cocktail scene as...

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Where to Drink in Naxos Town: Like Home Bar On our recent trip to the island of Naxos, we spent most of our time on the beach, there being so many beautiful ones to choose from. We designated one of our days, though, village and town day. We took a drive up the mountain to the inviting town of Halki, nestled in a high valley. We wandered the neighboring olive groves, browsed the shops, visited a distillery we’ll certainly tell...

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Daiquiri Week: The Ginger Mint Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe In celebration of the beginning of high summer, we’re stocking up on rum and limes and making Daiquiris all week. You might be most familiar with the Daiquiri during it’s sloppy mid-modern period when it was served out of slush machines, with artificial colors and flavors to match. That’s not what the Daiquiri really is. It’s a perfect, simple, and elegant...

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