At-Home Bar Tool Set Essentials

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Stock your home bar with bar tool set essentials to make spectacular cocktails – this list will help you create craft cocktails from the comfort of your own home. Curated based on my own experience and the recommendation of many a bartender. PreBuilt Sets You might be wondering, why not just get one of those …

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Vegan Whiskey Sour Cocktail Recipe

Vegan whiskey sour

The Vegan Whiskey Sour cocktail takes a traditional whiskey sour and turns it into a crisp, refreshing vegan cocktail using aquafaba instead of egg whites. This vegan-friendly version gives you the same deliciously tart cocktail experience. The original whiskey sour has its roots in the 1862 book, The Bon Vivant’s Companion, one of the first …

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Lobos 1707 Joven Tequila

Lobos 1707 joven tequila

If you haven’t had the chance to try Lobos 1707 Joven Tequila, this is one tequila brand worth paying attention to. Whether you’re a tequila sipping veteran or new to the liquor, Lobos 1707 would like to welcome you to the Wolf Pack. I was invited to create an original cocktail using their Joven Tequila, …

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Midnight Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

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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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 currant 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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Union Jack Cocktail Recipe

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The herbaceous and sweet liqueurs in the Union Jack cocktail are layered until you gently tilt the glass and sip, creating a wonderful blend of flavors. Invented sometime in the 1800s, the layered Union Jack cocktail will certainly impress your British friends. This is a cocktail made for beauty, not function. The taste is average, …

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Jewel Cocktail Recipe

Jewel cocktail recipe

The Jewel Cocktail combines an unlikely trio of ingredients to make an incredibly delicious tasting beverage. This medium-dry, fast working cocktail features Green Chartreuse, Dry Gin, and Italian Vermouth. 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 is a …

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Orange Creamsicle Cocktail Recipe

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This Orange Creamsicle cocktail is a delicious summer drink, balanced between hints of vanilla-orange with a touch of alcohol. If you want to treat yourself to a delicious dessert without overwhelming sweet notes, this just might become a new favorite of yours. In reviewing other variations around the web, many seemed too sweet or had …

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Yellow Parrot Cocktail Recipe

Strong on the absinthe and anise flavors, this is an herbal cocktail which will invigorate an appetite. Sweet and smooth with a long finish. Eager to try another tasty cocktail featuring absinthe? The Corpse Reviver No. 2 is sure to wake you from the dead with it’s strong astringent flavors and a hint of the …

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Cadillac Margarita Cocktail Recipe

Cadillac margarita cocktail recipe

The Cadillac Margarita Cocktail is an elegant and sophisticated version of the classic margarita. Simple, high-quality ingredients make this particular cocktail a winner. Like a Cadillac, this classy drink relies only on premium ingredients to make it one of a kind. Throw out your pre-made margarita mix, water your plants with your generic tequila, and …

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