Posts Tagged "good for groups"


Mixed Berry Mint Margarita Cocktail Recipe One of the first cocktails we ever mixed was a watermelon mint margarita. It was born of necessity. We had an especially large watermelon, more watermelon than we could use at one time. So, we froze some of it. Later, we had to figure out what to do with frozen watermelon; so we did a google search on what to do with frozen watermelon, and the recipe popped up. We haven’t been able to...

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Garrick Club Punch Recipe As we mentioned in our special week on the topic not so long ago, we’re late but enthusiastic converts to punch. We long stood firmly on the cocktail side of the argument; then we met a true, honest-to-goodness punch from its 18th century heyday, and we were immediately smitten. Punch is the cocktail’s older, English cousin. It was born of something like necessity. When English sailors ran out of...

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Punch Week: The Orange Billy Punch Recipe This week, we’re familiarizing ourselves with the cocktail’s predecessor, punch. We’re not talking about the jungle juice served from a trash can to a solo cup at your first college party, but a mellow blend of spirit, citrus, spice, and sugar that ruled the drinking world of the 18th century. In our tour of punches, David Wondrich and his aptly named book Punch are our...

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Punch Week: What is Arrack? This week, we’re familiarizing ourselves with the cocktail’s predecessor, punch. We’re not talking about the jungle juice served from a trash can to a solo cup at your first college party, but a mellow blend of spirit, citrus, spice, and sugar that ruled the drinking world of the 18th century. If you want to know more about punch in general, check out our introductory post. Today,...

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Punch Week: An Introduction to Punch We’ve never been much for punch. The word evokes rainbow sherbet and 7-Up or, even worse, concoctions served out of plastic trash cans at college parties. If there’s one thing we avoid in a drink, it’s consuming it out of a Solo cup; and in our experience, punch has always been served in just that way. We’ve had our suspicions for a while that we’ve been missing...

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