Posts Tagged "walnut liqueur"


Jupiter’s Acorn Cocktail Recipe Frederic Yarm’s Drink & Tell has proved to be a rich source of new cocktail ideas for us recently. We particularly found Jupiter’s Acorn, from Craigie on Main, irresistible for the way it combines some of our long-time favorites like Benedictine with ingredients we’ve been experimenting with recently, namely whole egg, bitter red vermouth, and different styles of rum. We love...

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12 Drinks of Christmas 2016: Pear Walnut Ginger Mulled Cider 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. One of our favorite things about winter...

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Rock Creek Rye One of our biggest delights upon moving to DC was to discover the exciting, new movement of local distillers here. Local distilling was quite the American tradition, before Prohibition. There were 4000 distillers in the US at the dawn of Prohibition; post-Prohibition, only four remained. Damn it, Prohibition! The US still hasn’t even come close to making up for its effects. Until quite recently, there were only...

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What We’ve Been Drinking: Sentimental Gentleman  Benedictine is probably our favorite liqueur that we somehow never end up using. We have a soft spot in our heart for herbal liqueurs in general, and Benedictine deserves its place among them. Its herbal mix is similar to Chartreuse’s, but a bit of honey softens the impact. It’s very nice. And yet we have a relatively small number of recipes that make use of it. So, it...

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