Posts Tagged "port"


Tiki Week: How Tiki Died and Rose Again We’re not island types. It’s not a mistake that our entire adult lives have been spent in big, hard-charging, businesslike cities. We know, however, that a key to successful urban living is, every once in a while, escaping to the beach. We follow the practice in real life, and we thought it was about time we did the same in our cocktail consumption. So, this week we’re dipping...

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Stout Sangaree Cocktail Recipe This week, we’re applying our mixing skills to beer. We know we’re sledding uphill. Most people prefer their beer taken unmixed, and many beer mixed drinks are an acquired taste. But give us a chance. People have been mixing beer in drinks for a very, very long time–long before cocktails as we know them existed. And some of the things they came up with are quite refreshing and...

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Joe Redding’s Julep Recipe

Joe Redding’s Julep Recipe


Posted By on May 5, 2017

Joe Redding’s Julep Recipe If you’re a consistent Roberts & June reader, you may have noticed that we’ve been spending this week on fortified wines, correcting our earlier misperceptions and adding to our catalog. We indeed have one more fortified wine post, but we thought we’d postpone it to next week in honor of today’s first batch of fresh mint from our garden and tomorrow’s Kentucky Derby....

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Wigle’s Afterglow Ginger Whiskey One of the innovations of our friends at Pittsburgh’s Wigle Whiskey is to release spirits on a seasonal schedule, rather like breweries do. They get their inspiration for these seasonal releases two ways: good, old fashioned brainstorming; or through market research done by a class project at Chatham University’s Food Studies Graduate Program, as was the case with today’s...

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12 Drinks of Christmas 2016: Winter Tonic 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. Today, we winterize our tonic. For someone used to Boston...

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