Posts Tagged "Ginger liqueur"


Into the Woods Cocktail Recipe Thumbing through our old recipes, we ran across this one. We can’t remember who taught us this drink, and we couldn’t even remember what it tasted like. But we were intrigued enough to mix one up, and–while wishing that we’d taken better notes along the way–we can sure see why we jotted it down once upon a time. This recipe shows an especially deft use of bitters. The blend...

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The Orchard Highball Cocktail Recipe Like all good urbanites of a certain type, there’s nothing we like better as a way to celebrate autumn than getting out into the countryside and pretending we’re farmers for half a day, picking our own apples and pumpkins and taking tractor rides through the fields. When we lived in Boston, there would be veritable traffic jams on the way to the nearest orchards–traffic jams we...

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NOLA Week: Who Let in the Brit? Inspired by some research for a New Orleans themed party that never happened, we’re spending the week celebrating New Orleans’ long and illustrious relationship with the cocktail. Thus far, we’ve covered the classic Ramos Gin Fizz and the Auntie Saz, our spin on the Sazerac. Today, we introduce our variation on the classic Pimm’s Cup. Pimm’s isn’t a New Orleans...

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Spirits Week: Introduction and Vodka Last week, we gave a brief overview of the three big categories of liquors, their distinctives, and the part they each play in cocktails. Over the course of this week, we’ll be going into more detail on one of those three categories: the base spirits, vodka, gin, whiskey, rum, brandy and tequila. These are the highly alcoholic, basic building blocks of the liquor world. Spirits Week will be...

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Girlfriend Drink: Your Monday Night Bookclub Bookclubs are fabulous in their own right; they involve friends and dinner and thought-provoking conversation; all ingredients for an evening well-spent. And while endless Cougar-Town-sized glasses of red wine are often the drink-image associated with such gatherings, for our last bookclub I wanted to spruce things up. And, when we’re hosting we always feel like we must live up to our...

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