The Pink Lady

It’s National Pink Day! The first signs of spring start to stir, inspiration is in the air. Almost-blooming trees and birds twittering have me thinking pink! Rising temperatures, spring parties are best enjoyed with pretty pink drinks! And when I think pink, I think silly drinks for silly girls’ nights! Ladies, meet the Pink Lady! […]

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The Bone-Dry Martini

Ever just have one of those days? Does the entire universe have it in for you? Did your car brake own on the way to work? Did you get into an argument with your boss? And to top it all off, have you just had enough of being surrounded by idiots? Man, do you need […]

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THE GIN AND TONIC

You’ve heard of a G&T, right? If not, stop reading and head to a bar to order one. The gin and tonic is having a moment, it’s swinging again because gin is cool! And it doesn’t get more classic. When served correctly, gin & tonic sounds, looks, smells and tastes irresistible. Just four ingredients (gin, […]

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The Aunt Roberta

Do you need to forget something immediately and/or go blind? Then the Aunt Roberta is your answer. The Aunt Roberta tastes really fine despite packing in half a bottle of booze. The Aunt Roberta is less a cocktail than a cry for help. A brain-destroying mixture of absinthe, vodka, gin, and brandy, it will strip […]

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The Last Word

The last word for the end of the world!  Easy to assemble but hard to forget…The Last Word — a pale green, innocent-looking thing that tastes like no other cocktail. A beautiful lime-green liquid, sweet and sharp that can make a gin lover out of almost everyone. And yes, the 4 unique flavors blend together […]

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The Martinez

Here’s a classic that you’ll definitely want to note. If you’re a fan of the Manhattan or the Negroni, who knows, it may even become a new favorite! Me, I’m totally hooked. Delicious and complex, strong and balanced, this cocktail has a warmth to it that I’ve never experienced with gin. It’s rapidly become a […]

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THE SOUTHSIDE

Here’s a gangsta one! Here’s some “Good Stuff” for the cocktail veteran, but also for the newcomer to the game, a great drink to get you into gin. And what I do know is that it’s a damn good cocktail coming from a time when cocktails weren’t exactly top-notch. 1920’s Chicago: the training ground for […]

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