Posts Tagged "allspice dram"


What is Grog? I can’t remember exactly how it came about, but over our drinks at Waypoint–not any of which were either a punch or grog–the group of us ended up pondering what exactly grog is, and how it differs from a punch. None of us had a very clear idea, and not just because we were a couple of rounds in. It seemed worth some further investigation. In brief, what I discovered is that grog is a sort of quick and...

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12 Drinks of Christmas 2016: Allspice and Apple Highball Cocktail Recipe Happy holidays! It’s the time of the year for holiday decorations, twinkling lights, warm spices, and a rolling series of parties, gatherings, and celebrations. For the second year in a row, we’ll be adding to the festivities with twelve drinks to make all of those parties just a little merrier and brighter. If you followed our 12 Drinks series last...

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12 Drinks of Christmas: The Christmas Martini It’s the 12th drink of Christmas! And for the twelfth drink of Christmas, my true love served to me … a Christmas Martini. It’s our final idea for making your holiday parties merry and your nights by the fire bright. We’ve mentioned this drink before, in our review of Founding Farmers. This was the ‘Chief’s Pick.’ We were supposed to give the...

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12 Drinks of Christmas: Spiced Winter Red Sangria For the tenth drink of Christmas, my true love served to me … a spiced winter red sangria. It’s the 10th of our 12 ideas for how to make your holiday parties merry and your nights by the fire bright. This is our third and final (thus far) experiment with taking the ultimate summer pitcher drink into winter. For what it’s worth, when our friend Kariuki tried these...

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12 Drinks of Christmas: Cat’s Collar Welcome to the Twelve Drinks of Christmas. Over the next two weeks and change, bringing us to the very edge of Christmas Eve, we’ll be giving our top twelve suggestions of cocktails to make your holidays merry and bright. Some of them are good pitcher drinks, perfect for your Christmas party; others are best enjoyed with a friend or two by the fire. Feel free to drink along. But...

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