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Brian’s Bourbon Blast Cocktail with Ginger Simple Syrup

Sunday was Valentine’s Day and the 30th anniversary of getting engaged to Suzi. “Will you marry me,” I had asked back then. “Yes,” she had said as fast as possible. On Sunday, I asked, “Will you take a sip?” And she said, “What’s in it. You know I hate ginger.” It’s sad how 30 years…

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Super Bowl Beverage: Tropicalista Sunrise from Warren Bobrow

The Super Bowl deserves a Super Beverage. This is it. Whiskey, rum, and fruit juice galore. I recently posted review of Whiskey Cocktails by Warren Bobrow. This collection of cocktails gems can only be described as imaginative. It’s a book about both cocktails and the various versions of whiskey that we find around the world.…

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Visionaria Cocktail from Warren Bobrow

I recently posted review of Whiskey Cocktails by Warren Bobrow. This collection of cocktails gems can only be described as imaginative. I don’t know why Warren says this cocktail is a twist on the Arnold Palmer but he does: their only point of commonality is tea and even here the tea is jasmine and not…

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Hot Mango Muddle Cocktail

We were just in the market and I told my wife, “I need a fresh peach.” My wife is pleasant and understanding but can at times be overwhelmed by my requests, my senseless requests. “Brian, it is January. There are no fresh peaches.” “Okay, a nectarine,” I accepted fate. She signed and pushed the care…

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