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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Massey Cocktail Recipe

Massey cocktail recipe

The Massey Cocktail is a spectacular homage to the traditions of Irish Whiskey while incorporating modern craft cocktail techniques. Sophisticated and layered for the connoisseur of fine drinks, you’ll find yourself delighted and amazed after making your first one. Created by Portland bartender Jacob Grier as a tribute to his Irish grandmother, the cocktail brings …

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Irish Fizz Cocktail Recipe

Irish fizz cocktail recipe

The Irish Fizz Cocktail takes on your classic Fizz and brings some Irish ingredients into play. Perfect for those cocktail lovers of lemony acidic flavors. Fizz cocktail variations have been around since 1875. Main types are either made with carbonated water to cause the fizz, or egg white, as this Irish Fizz was made. In …

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Roasted Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Recipe

Roasted cajun shrimp and sausage recipe

Cajun cuisine has become somewhat of a blanket term for a hybrid of Cajun and Creol cuisines throughout the U.S. In Louisiana, however, where both of these cultures were born and continue to thrive, there is a clear distinction between these respective cuisines and their histories. This recipe draws from both cultures, with an emphasis …

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Cajun Sausage and Chicken Jambalaya Recipe

Cajun sausage and chicken jambalaya recipe

This Cajun sausage and chicken jambalaya recipe draws on both Cajun and Creole cuisines, with an array of traditional aromatic spices and juicy Cajun sausage in a tomato sauce. Cajun cuisine has become somewhat of a blanket term for a hybrid of Cajun and Creole dishes throughout the U.S. In Louisiana, however, where both of …

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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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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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Yellow Parrot Cocktail Recipe

Yellow parrot cocktail recipe 1 strong on the absinthe and anise flavors, this is an herbal cocktail which will invigorate an appetite. Sweet and smooth with a long finish.

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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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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