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Blood and Sand Cocktail Recipe

Blood and Sand Cocktail Recipe

The Blood and Sand cocktail was created to promote the Rudolph Valentino 1922 movie by the same namesake. The use of blood-orange juice is meant to serve as symbolism to the film. After making this cocktail with both regular orange, blood orange and various cherry liqueurs, I finally was able to time blood orange season …

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Midnight Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

Midnight Manhattan Cocktail Recipe 1 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 2 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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Corpse Reviver No. 2 Cocktail Recipe

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The Corpse Reviver No. 2 cocktail is a variation of the original Corpse Reviver, featuring an added dash of absinthe. Claimed to be a hangover cure, this cocktail certainly has the potential to jolt you awake with its strong astringent flavors. Rumors of the Corpse Reviver date back to the 1930s at the American Bar …

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Red Riding Hood Cocktail Recipe

Red Riding Hood Cocktail Recipe

The Red Riding Hood Cocktail combines herbaceous root beer liqueur with acidic lemon juice and sweet red current preserve to create a truly unique Halloween cocktail. Before I made it for myself, I was very intrigued by this recipe. I love those craft root beer sodas, and thought the sweet and acidic flavors would result …

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Rosemary Paloma Cocktail Recipe

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The Rosemary Paloma cocktail brings a savory, earthy twist to the traditional Paloma. Fragrant rosemary alongside the bright citrus flavors of fresh grapefruit juice create a balanced cocktail that is both refreshing and flavorful. The use of Herradura’s reposada tequila keeps this drink tied to its roots and pays homage to the land of agave.

Cameron’s Kick Cocktail Recipe

Cameron's Kick Cocktail Recipe

The perfect summer cocktail for any Irish whiskey or Scotch lover, Cameron’s Kick is one of the original cocktails of the roaring twenties. While the origin of Cameron himself is unknown, this cocktail was created by Harry MacElhone and published in his 1922 book, Harry’s ABC of Making Cocktails. Cameron’s Kick Cocktail History A staple …

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Tipperary Cocktail Recipe

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The Tipperary Cocktail is one of my favorite summer classics. The Tipperary originated in 1917 and is named for Tipperary, a county in Ireland. A classic summer cocktail, using the Irish Whiskey Bushmills Original from the world’s oldest licensed whiskey distillery, Bushmills has a high-quality original whiskey that makes this cocktail shine. A Classic Cocktail The Tipperary …

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History of the Most Popular Cocktails in the World

History of the Most Popular Cocktails in the World 3 Whether you are a cocktail aficionado or a casual imbiber, learn about the history of the most popular cocktails in the world and how they came to be.

Whether you are a cocktail aficionado or a casual imbiber, learn about the history of the most popular cocktails in the world and how they came to be. Cocktails are as old as America, dating back to the late 1700s. Initially a mixture of spirits, sugar, water, and bitters, cocktails were introduced to liqueurs in …

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