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Cocktail Recipes, Spirits, and Local Bars

Garrick Club Punch

One hot (well, hot for London, anyway) July afternoon in 1835, the English humorist Theodore Hook stepped into The Garrick Club.Not just anyone could do that, since The Garrick was (and still is) one of the city’s most exclusive clubs. Its members are a peculiar assortment of actors and such, and their patrons: the poor but amusing and the rich and aristocratic.
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Brandy Crusta

During his Bar Shift in New York City, Daniel Victory’s Brandy Crusta served as a reminder of his native New Orleans. The legendary cocktail was invented there and has been the base formula of countless other drinks that have inspired Victory since.2 ounces brandy1/4 ounce curaçao1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice1/2 ounce simple syrup1 tsp maraschino liqueur1 dash Angostura bitterslemon twistGarnish: sugar rimRim a coupe with sugar and set aside.
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6 Rosé Beers You Want Right Now

The rosé beer trend is here to stay, and as the weather warms up, more renditions have entered the market. Unlike rosé wine, there& 39;s no rule on how these brews get made. Some brewers use wine grapes along with grains in the mash; others include hibiscus to give tartness and create a pleasing pink color; and some make beer with Champagne yeast and something pink added in, such as raspberries, beets or red grape skins.
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The 8 Best Christmas Cocktails

Since at least the day after Thanksgiving, you’ve been subjected to countless Christmas carols, masses of tinsel and hoards of crazed shoppers. It’s been...a lot. But now, it’s time to sit back and put a well-deserved drink in hand.No matter if you’re planning a big family meal or a low-key gathering, a great Christmas cocktail should be on the menu (These are so good you’ll want to make them even if you’re not celebrating the holiday.
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Hemingway Daiquiri

Ernest Hemingway is the inspiration, not author, of the Hemingway Daiquiri, aka Papa Doble. His request for a Daiquiri made with half the sugar and double the booze created an unbalanced drink: one that bartenders couldn& 39;t help but right through the eventual addition of maraschino liqueur and grapefruit juice.
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The 7 Best Whiskey Subscriptions of 2020

Keep your liquor selection freshOur editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about ourreview process here.We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links.Keeping up with the latest whiskey trends can be a challenge. Between limited runs, new releases, and new innovations in distilling, whiskey lovers may feel lost.
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Perfect Pear

Fresh pear puree lends fall flavor to this bubbly blend of gin, elderflower liqueur and Champagne.1 1/2 ounces Bluecoat American Dry gin1/2 ounce St-Germain3/4 ounce lemon juice3/4 ounce simple syrup1 barspoon fresh pear pureeChampagneGarnish: 1 pear sliceAdd all ingredients except Champagne to an ice-filled shaker and shake vigorously.
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The Best Brown Spirits List in Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina’s historic coastal city, is a food and drink mecca, home to some of the country’s most celebrated chefs and restaurants, and bars that boast incredible collections of American whiskey.But Bar Mash, a whiskey and beer bar located within the Mercantile & Mash food shop, might have the finest list of all, with some 120 American whiskeys and a handful of whiskey cocktails.
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Celtic Frappe

2 ounces Celtic honey liqueur3/4 ounce Dolin blanc1/4 ounce Pernod pastis1 ounce lime juice1/4 ounce orange sherbet1 dash Peychauds bittersGarnish: orange peelAdd ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice.Shake and double-strain into a rocks glass and fill with crushed ice.Express oils from orange peel over the glass.
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Midori Sour

The Midori Sour is an emblem of 1970s excess: sweet, bright and just about what you’d expect from a cocktail whose chief ingredient celebrated its debut at NYC’s Studio 54. Most versions disguise the melon flavors of the Midori (made from Yubari and muskmelons) with corn syrup–rich sour mix. This recipe, mixed with fresh-squeezed fruit juices and topped with soda water, brings the drink dancing into the 21st century.
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Sea Breeze Cooler

1 ounce dry gin1 ounce apricot brandyjuice of half a lemon2 dashes grenadinesoda water, to topGarnish: mint sprigAdd all ingredients except soda water into a highball glass over ice.Top with soda water.Garnish with a mint sprig.Rate This RecipeI don& 39;t like this at all.It& 39;s not the worst.Sure, this will do.
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The 11 Best Fizzy Waters for Your Highball, Ranked

Once upon a time, humans roamed the earth’s bars and restaurants guzzling down whatever fizzy water they found. At the press of a button, seltzer traveled magically from a tiny gun straight into your cocktail.Today’s drinkers are more discerning. Sparkling water has blossomed into a multibillion-dollar business with more new brands popping up than there are mispronunciations of LaCroix.
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Tequila Martini

Okay, okay: It’s not technically a Martini if it’s made with tequila. But this kicky version of the classic is well worth going against the grain for.1 1/2 ounce blanco tequila3/4 ounce sweet white (blanc) vermouth1/4 ounce lemon juice2 dashes orange bittersGarnish: lemon twistCombine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
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Cache Stash

“This cocktail was originally designed for our annual Blueberry Festival in August,” says Heather Ruhle, the beverage manager at Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, Alaska. “The Valley of Girdwood explodes with amazing blueberries every year, so we wanted to celebrate that and incorporate it in a cocktail. The drink comes out a beautiful deep purple.
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The 7 Best Margarita Machines of 2020

Sip your way to Margaritaville.Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about ourreview process here.We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links.Lime, tequila and agave. If you& 39;re constantly craving for margaritas, invest in a machine that brings tropical drinks to your kitchen counter.
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