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Basil Mojito

If I say “mojito” then I don’t have to say “mint” because we all know that a mojito is made with mint. Except when it isn’t. Substitute basil for mint and you have a lovely cocktail, a bit more subtle, and one that you can nurture for some time as the ice melts and the…

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Fore! Dad Cocktail from Cody Goldstein

Master mixologist Cody Goldstein from The Upholstery Store in NYC is a playful man. Here is his fourth cocktail created for this Father’s Day weekend — you can find the others here by searching for “cody.” If your dad or husband is a golfer, this beverage celebrates that activity. The Fore! Dad is the ultimate…

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Favorite Pastime Cocktail from Cody Goldstein

Sunday is Father’s Day and baseball season is rolling along. You dad or husband may need a glass of something forceful as he relaxes in front of the TV this weekend cheering on his favorite team. Master mixologist Cody Goldstein from The Upholstery Store in NYC created this beverage for just this weekend. As typical,…

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Coca-Cola Reduction and The Uppercut Cocktail

This is not an April’s Fool joke. It is a real idea, from a real mixologist and a real website. Coca Cola is, of course, a Southern tradition. You may find the beverage both sweet and a bit syrupy. So, what better idea than to boil down a can of Coke to make a cola…

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