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Jewel Cocktail Recipe

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The Jewel Cocktail combines and unlikely trio of ingredients to make an incredibly delicious tasting beverage. Green Chartreuse, Dry Gin, and Italian Vermouth bring into play a medium-dry, fast working cocktail. Ok, I have to admit, I’d never consider these ingredients together. Several polled cocktail aficionado friends seemed skeptical. However, a common consensus is this …

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Union Jack Cocktail Recipe

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The Union Jack cocktail, a layered drink, will certainly impress your British friends. Created for style and color, the herbaceous and sweet liqueurs mix as you gently tilt the glass and sip. This is a cocktail made for beauty, not function. The taste is average, with the more adventuresome finding it “interesting.” No matter your …

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Yellow Parrot Cocktail Recipe

Yellow Parrot Cocktail Recipe 1 Strong on the absinthe and anise flavors, this is a herbal cocktail which will invigorate an appetite. Sweet and smooth with a long finish.

Strong on the absinthe and anise flavors, this is a herbal cocktail which will invigorate an appetite. Sweet and smooth with a long finish. Pin this recipe!

Self-Starter Cocktail Recipe

self starter cocktail recipe

The Self-Starter Cocktail is tiny in proportions, as it doesn’t need much to give you the push for an excellent drink. Full of French influence, from the Lillet Blanc to Abinsinthe, Apricot Brandy, and a bit of British gin to round it out. A light spring or summertime cocktail, refreshing and easy to sip as …

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Leap Year Cocktail Recipe

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The Leap Year Cocktail Recipe was popular for celebrations and proposals at the Savoy Hotel, where it was invented by Harry Craddock on February 29th, 1928. Deliciously citrusy with notes of orange and lemon coming through over a splash of gin across the palate. This cocktail is worthy of a New Year’s celebration every year, …

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Yodel Cocktail Recipe

yodel cocktail recipe

The Yodel cocktail is perfect for the cocktail imbiber who wants more of an adult mimosa. However, you’re going to already want to be a Fernet-Branca fan before you indulge in one of these. For the uninitiated, Fernet-Branca is a very herbal and bitter tasting amaro liqueur. Made of 27 herbs in a very secret …

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Blood and Sand Cocktail Recipe

Blood and Sand Cocktail Recipe

Turns out, the Blood and Sand cocktail is one of the more contentious cocktails in a bartender’s back pocket. If made correctly, however, it tastes similar to an elevated mimosa. The fresh blood orange juice, sweet Vermouth and cherry liqueur create a balanced and uniquely-refreshing cocktail with hints of cherry and tart citrus. The Blood …

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Midnight Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

Midnight Manhattan Cocktail Recipe 2 The Midnight Manhattan cocktail takes the OG and brings an essence of cherry and astringency to those seeking a more complex and layered whiskey-forward variation. Travis Fourmont, famed bartender from the Roast restaurant in Detroit, created this for Woodford Reserve and subsequently won the 2013 Master of the Manhattan.

The Midnight Manhattan cocktail takes the OG and brings an essence of cherry and astringency to those seeking a more complex and layered whiskey-forward variation. Travis Fourmont, famed bartender from the Roast restaurant in Detroit, created this for Woodford Reserve and subsequently won the 2013 Master of the Manhattan. I tried a variation of this …

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Skeleton Key Cocktail Recipe

Skeleton Key Cocktail Recipe 3 For those who enjoy a generous splash of bitters, the Skeleton Key cocktail is the key to your heart.

For those who enjoy a generous splash of bitters, the Skeleton Key cocktail is the key to your heart. The original cocktail was created by Travis Fourmont, head bartender at Michael Symon’s Roast in Detroit, and modified to reduce the amount of bitters. The original calls for 8 dashes – so if you’re a fan, don’t be …

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Fright Night in the Grove Cocktail Recipe

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With a dreadfully-delightful combination of Jägermeister and tequila, the Fright Night in the Grove cocktail utilizes the bright citrus flavors of freshly-squeezed grapefruit juice to create a deliciously vibrant cocktail. I found the longer aged tequilas such as anejos to bring a bit more balance to the Jägermeister to keep the cocktail full flavored and …

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