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Best Eggnog, Period

For Christmas and New Years you need a holiday beverage of distinction. Here it is. This eggnog gem is a favorite post on this blog. To make the holidays easy for you, I'm putting right at the top again.  It is, without doubt, the best eggnog you've ever had. The holiday season is upon us…

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Halloween Cocktails

  It's Halloween and you may going to a party or, even better, sponsoring one. There are many websites suggesting they have Halloween cocktail ideas but, I have to say, many of those sites are bad. They may be hard to navigate, offer only pictures, hide the recipes three levels of commercials down, .. They…

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Brian’s Orange Margarita with QUI Tequila

Many, many cocktails use a citrus component. Citrus adds both flavor and that sharp bite on the tongue that announces, “I’m here. In your mouth. Right now." The most common citrus partners for cocktails are lime and lemon. Oranges? Sure, for mimosas. But, but, oranges can play a far greater role. Think about the noble…

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Perfecting the Gin and Tonic: The Botanicals of Citadelle Gin

Once upon a time, my wife went to a gin tasting where multiple brands were offered for comparison and enjoyment. She returned an advocate of Tanqueray and over the years many, many rounds of G&T cocktails have been enjoyed. A G&T is inherently refreshing and, very importantly, it’s a quick cocktail to make. The “big”…

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