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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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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Hugo Cocktail Recipe

Hugo cocktail recipe

The Hugo Cocktail is one of my go-to spritzer cocktails for warm weather days. The champagne balanced out a slight hint of citrus with the sweetness of the elderflower liqueur. Champagne, sparkling wine, and prosecco are all appropriate ingredients to make the Hugo Cocktail shine. If you let the lime rest in the drink, the …

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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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